Stephen Doe is the OPC Regional Home Missionary for the Presbytery of the Mid-Atlantic. He joins Outward OPC to talk about encouraging a church planting mindset, understanding people who are very different from us, and practical steps he’s taking to encourage and develop an outward focus in his work. This episode is for all Christians, not just pastors. For anyone who knows Steve, he’s down to earth about the work of the church in general and evangelism specifically.
Episode ‘Table of Contents:’
2:03 How does being a pastor and church planter affect your work as RHM
3:10 How Steve approaches new opportunities and encourages a church planting mindset in established churches
6:02 Steve’s evangelism seminar and his approach to relational evangelism
8:00 Encouragement for intimidated, introverted Christians
10:20 Steve’s project of reading outside the box
16:30 What strengths Steve sees in the OPC as we move forward in being more outward
20:12 How a focus on evangelism affects preaching
22:27 2 Takeaways
Tools & Help with Podcasts
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Iphones have a native podcast app where you can search for “Outward OPC” and subscribe or download. Iphone also has a great free app called “Overcast” which has lots of cool features like speeding up the listening a bit without altering the voices.
Android has free apps. Soundcloud would work well since that’s where we host the podcast. Castbox, and Podcast Addict are free and will both work well especially if you are interested in finding other podcasts.