the STOKE IT UP podcast

the STOKE IT UP podcast

This podcast encourages people in their journey will God. It equips believers in the mission of God. It also simply stokes people up who need a lift in life. We make known Jesus name and spread His fame to those not there yet. We do that through people. Equipped people. Who are unleashed to live out the gospel daily.

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Spiritual Formation in the Black Church
the STOKE IT UP podcastJuly 08, 2024x
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Spiritual Formation in the Black Church

Summary The conversation explores the topic of spiritual formation and soul care, particularly in the context of the black church. Dr. Wayne Cooper shares insights from his dissertation and discusses the challenges and opportunities for implementing spiritual formation in the church. The conversa...

Prioritizing New Believer Follow-Up
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 24, 2024x
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00:37:0116.95 MB

Prioritizing New Believer Follow-Up

Summary In this conversation, Alan Stoddard and Kenneth Priest discuss the lack of discipleship for new believers in churches. They highlight the need for a strategy and intentionality in discipling new believers, as well as the importance of relationship and experiential learning. Alan shares hi...

The role of small group ministry and spiritual formation
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 11, 2024x
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00:36:2016.64 MB

The role of small group ministry and spiritual formation

Summary The conversation explores the state of small group life in churches, the decline in commitment to small groups, the impact of COVID-19 on small group engagement, and the importance of intentional spiritual formation. It also delves into the ideal structure of Sunday school classes, the si...

Does Spiritual Formation Begin with Preaching?
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 14, 2024x
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00:37:0416.97 MB

Does Spiritual Formation Begin with Preaching?

Spiritual Formation Begins in the Pulpit CGN Media - media that points to Christ. CGN International Pastors and Leaders Conference  Summary In this conversation, Alan Stoddard and Kenneth Priest discuss the role of preaching in spiritual formation. They explore the idea that disciple-making...

The Pros and Cons of a Devotional Life
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 07, 2024x
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The Pros and Cons of a Devotional Life

The Pros and Cons of a Devotional Life  Welcome to the STOKE IT UP podcast.  A podcast encouraging you on your journey with God.  The stoke it up podcast is part of CGN Media, a podcast network that points to people to Christ. Check out cgnmedia.org for more great shows and ways to support th...

New Co-Host and Spiritual Formation
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 01, 2024x
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New Co-Host and Spiritual Formation

Dr. Kenneth Priest joins the Stoke It Up Podcast as a co-host. Kenneth has a undergraduate degree in Theology and an Master of Religious Education (MARE) from Southwestern Seminary. He earned a D.EdMin from Midwestern Seminary in church revitalization. Today, we start to focus the podcast on spir...

New Co-Host and Spiritual Formation
the STOKE IT UP podcastApril 30, 2024x
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00:30:2013.89 MB

New Co-Host and Spiritual Formation

Dr. Kenneth Priest joins the Stoke It Up Podcast as a co-host. Today, we start to focus the podcast on spiritual formation. We want to encourage you in your journey with God. What does that look like? Join the conversation.

How to create a Bible culture in the church
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 22, 2024x
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How to create a Bible culture in the church

How to create a Bible culture in the church Use a physical Bible. Use the Bible.com QR code on screen as you begin to preach. Turn up the lights in the room. Push physical with digital Bible use.  Use sermon-based small groups . Announce the version of the Bible, you’re going to use in the pulpit...

The Chosen Season 4: still watching? What about the LDS? And more!
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 12, 2024x
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00:45:3984.55 MB

The Chosen Season 4: still watching? What about the LDS? And more!

In this podcast with Aleise Elsenboss and Renea Kren, we talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly of The Chosen.  We give a review of season four. What were our favorite scenes and what are the challenges? We also talk about some of the hard things like flags on set and problems with the Latt...

How to share the gospel on Easter Sunday
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 05, 2024x
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How to share the gospel on Easter Sunday

In this episode, I walk pastors and leaders through possibilities for sharing the gospel and extending a response opportunity for Easter 2024.

How to get ready for Easter
the STOKE IT UP podcastFebruary 27, 2024x
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00:20:1718.58 MB

How to get ready for Easter

The Stoke It Up! podcast is a part of the CGN media family. Check us out on our social media handles. I give you 4 things that can help you get ready for Easter. Take a listen. Share in social media. Give me your feedback. What will your takeaway be?

What's next? Dry seasons? Moving forward!
the STOKE IT UP podcastFebruary 22, 2024x
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What's next? Dry seasons? Moving forward!

What is next? I have been in a busy dry season in some ways. How do we negotiate those seasons of life and move forward? The secret sauce is that we have inside help. God lives in us. Faith in Christ (Gal. 2:20) ignites the fire of God in us. Check this episode out. Check out the CG...

The Bible, Atheists, and Culture
the STOKE IT UP podcastFebruary 13, 2024x
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The Bible, Atheists, and Culture

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. This podcast exists to encourage you in your journey with God.  I am Alan Stoddard and I am your host. Today, I have James Walker on the podcast. He’s the executive director of Watchmen Fellowship . Today the topic is, “ the Bible, atheists, and culture .“ T...

Leading a Local Church into 2024
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 16, 2024x
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Leading a Local Church into 2024

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. A podcast encouraging you and your journey with God. I’m Alan Stoddard and I am your Stoke Coast. Today we have Pastor Josh Black with us. Josh is the lead pastor of Victory Calvary Chapel in Menifee California. I met Josh at the Expositors Collective in Tem...

How to get more out of your life by setting goals with Lonnie Short
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 09, 2024x
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How to get more out of your life by setting goals with Lonnie Short

Lonnie Short is the Executive Pastor of Granbury Baptist Church, Granbury, Texas. Recently I was in a staff meeting with the team while Lonnie taught on setting goals. The outline is below. I recommend you copy and paste them into a note on your phone for you to review. Goal setting is a productive...

How to partner prayer and outreach?
the STOKE IT UP podcastDecember 19, 2023x
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How to partner prayer and outreach?

Welcome to the Stoke It Up! podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. In this week's episode, Dr. Dan Crawford discusses how to partner prayer with evangelism. As the days get late, churches would serve the Lord and themselves well to stoke the fires of evangelism and p...

How can a sneak peak into Southeast Asia equip our journey with God?
the STOKE IT UP podcastDecember 12, 2023x
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How can a sneak peak into Southeast Asia equip our journey with God?

In this week's podcast, Elijah Abraham (not his real name. We must keep his identity protected) reveals what is happening in a hard part of the world. As you listen, consider how the gospel influences the Great Commission in your journey with God. You can check out www.livingoasis.org to conn...

What does disciple making look like?
the STOKE IT UP podcastNovember 27, 2023x
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00:24:3145.6 MB

What does disciple making look like?

Ellyn Cornell is a missionary with Cru at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. I always like to check in with her on matters of disciple making. That is our high calling. All ministry and mission culminates in disciple making. To give to the Calvary Global Network , here is the link.

An Interview with Mike Neglia (Expositor's Collective)
the STOKE IT UP podcastNovember 21, 2023x
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An Interview with Mike Neglia (Expositor's Collective)

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. A podcast, encouraging you and your journey with God.  I’m Alan Stoddard and in this episode I interview Pastor Mike Neglia. He is the pastor of ⁠Calvary Cork⁠ , Ireland. He is also the leader of the ⁠Expositors Collective⁠ , an initiative of the ⁠Calvary Gl...

Season 4 Preview with Alan Stoddard
the STOKE IT UP podcastNovember 19, 2023x
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Season 4 Preview with Alan Stoddard

The Stoke It Up! podcast is on full swing to stoke up the New Year and beyond. We want to encourage you in your journey with God. Season 4 Schedule Nov. 21 - Mike Neglia Nov. 28 - Ellen Kohler Dec. 5 - Elijah Abraham Dec 12 - Dan Crawford Dec 19 - Lonnie Short Dec 26 - Alan Stodda...

Setting our sails for spiritual awakening with Dr. Scott Maze
the STOKE IT UP podcastSeptember 13, 2023
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Setting our sails for spiritual awakening with Dr. Scott Maze

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast everybody … a podcast, encouraging you in your journey with God. I’m Alan Stoddard and I am your host. We want to kindle afresh the gift of God that is in you. Today I’m interviewing Scott Maze. We are talking about spiritual awakenings and revival possibilit...

When Chic-Fil-A comes to your church
the STOKE IT UP podcastSeptember 05, 2023
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When Chic-Fil-A comes to your church

Welcome everybody to the Stoke It Up podcast! This is a podcast, “encouraging you on your journey with God.” I’m Alan Stoddard, the creator and host of this podcast. Today I have Kirk Storseth on our conversation docket. Kirk is the Director of communications a Chick-fil-A in Granbury, Texas, but...

Can the gospel save a muslim? The Gospel of Elijah Abraham
the STOKE IT UP podcastAugust 23, 2023x
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Can the gospel save a muslim? The Gospel of Elijah Abraham

Elijah Abraham, Executive Director (www.livingoasis.org) Elijah was born in the Middle East and grew up as a Muslim. He fled the Middle East as a teenager and lived in Europe for several years. Due to persecution in Europe and its spies, Elijah fled to the United States in mid-1980s Subsequentl...

Next Level Preaching with Robert White
the STOKE IT UP podcastJuly 24, 2023
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Next Level Preaching with Robert White

Welcome to the STOKE IT UP podcast everybody. A Podcast encouraging you and your journey with God. I believe God has a mission and purpose for your life. We want to partner with you in spreading the good news of Christ. Pastor Robert White serves as the lead pastor of Freedom Church in Bedford, T...

From traditional church pastor to contemporary church planter with Darryl Dash
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 20, 2023x
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From traditional church pastor to contemporary church planter with Darryl Dash

From traditional church pastor to contemporary church planter with Darryl Dash. Is this possible? Welcome to the Stoke It Up! podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. Darryl Dash is the pastor of Liberty Grace Church in Toronto, Canada. Liberty Grace Church was planted in on...

Can traditional churches become life giving churches?
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 07, 2023x
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Can traditional churches become life giving churches?

Is it possible for a traditional churches to become life-giving Churches? And what about those Independent Baptists? Are they not the ones where women wear dresses, men wear suits, and have a lot of rules at church? Whatever happened to those guys?  In this week’s podcast I interview Pastor...

Is Evangelism Dead? with Tyler Jones
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 31, 2023x
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00:37:4669.9 MB

Is Evangelism Dead? with Tyler Jones

Welcome to the STOKE IT UP podcast. A podcast, encouraging you in your journey with God. One of the things the Lord wants us all to do is to shine light into the darkness. And it’s something we want to do. Yet it can be a real challenge at times. Do you struggle with evangelism? Does the word itsel...

Prayer that can lead to a fresh Jesus Revolution
the STOKE IT UP podcastApril 27, 2023x
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Prayer that can lead to a fresh Jesus Revolution

Welcome to the Stoke It Up! podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. This week's podcast is with Pastor Trey Kent. The topic is on pray, specifically how local churches can be mobilized for praying that changes cities and stokes revival and awakening. Trey Kent Bio...

How does spiritual formation influence disciple making?
the STOKE IT UP podcastApril 12, 2023x
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How does spiritual formation influence disciple making?

Welcome to the Stoke It Up! Podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. I’m Alan Stoddard and I’m your host. Today we are discussing spiritual formation and its relationship to disciple making. When I think of that important, beefy topic, the name that comes to mind is Dary...

Jesus Revolution, Calvary Chapel, and Poimen Ministries
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 28, 2023x
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Jesus Revolution, Calvary Chapel, and Poimen Ministries

On today’s podcast I interview Bill Holdridge. He became a Christian in 1969 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa during the Jesus Movement. In this episode he tells part of that story in his story; his story is unique.  Bill has been in Pastor for many years. You can see that and more in his bio on hi...

Recapturing Evangelism with Matt Queen
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 20, 2023x
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Recapturing Evangelism with Matt Queen

We want to help you kindle afresh, the fire of your soul for the Great Commission. Of every discipline in the church and every practice, surely it culminates through the Great Commission. Enter Matt Queen. Dr. Matt Queen is the "chair of fire" at Southwestern Seminary among many other things he is d...

Upcoming Podcasts and your journey with God
the STOKE IT UP podcastMarch 14, 2023x
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Upcoming Podcasts and your journey with God

This episode of the Stoke It Up! podcast gives you a look are the next 6-8 episodes. The podcast ends by encouraging you in your journey with God, His message and His mission. 1. God is big, we are small, yet he desires relationship with us.  2. God's scandalous message of the gospel - w...

What new believers need? Confidence in their relationship with God.
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 27, 2023x
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What new believers need? Confidence in their relationship with God.

This is session 2 of our new believer follow up. 

Are new believers really important to the Church?
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 20, 2023x
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00:36:0366.99 MB

Are new believers really important to the Church?

Only 1 in 10 newer, younger believers get discipled after crossing the line of faith.   In this episode I give a philosophy intro to the state of disciple making in churches. I also tell what can be done to fix it. This is a 5 part series so stay tuned for all of it.

Team Chosen Responds to Season 3; Episode 6
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 18, 202300:21:2439.57 MB

Team Chosen Responds to Season 3; Episode 6

Our favorite scenes and lines? What impact has the Chosen had on our walk with Christ?  Listen in. Let us know what you think? 

What can the Church learn from Chic-Fil-A?
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 14, 2023x
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What can the Church learn from Chic-Fil-A?

Kenneth Priest and I are both pastors.  We both work for Chic-Fil-A.  What can the Church learn from Chic-Fil-A?  We let you in on what we have learned.

The Chosen Season 3 - What are the take aways?
the STOKE IT UP podcastJanuary 06, 2023x
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The Chosen Season 3 - What are the take aways?

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. A podcast, encouraging you in your journey with God. I’m Alan Stoddard and I’m your host. Today Team Chosen, with Renea Kren, and Aleise Elsenboss, we reflect on some of the big moments of the first few episodes of season three of the chosen.

The Pastor as Minister of Education
the STOKE IT UP podcastSeptember 23, 202200:30:3056.45 MB

The Pastor as Minister of Education

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast! A podcast, encouraging you and your journey with God. Today I’m here with Kenneth Priest, and we are talking about, “the pastor as a minister of education. And most churches, the pastor is gonna have to be the disciple maker of the small group leaders. The pas...

Connecting the sermon to the small group
the STOKE IT UP podcastSeptember 07, 202200:38:2671.25 MB

Connecting the sermon to the small group

Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. One of the things you need in your life is a small group community. But how do we do that? How do we do sermon bass small groups? Kenneth Priest joined me again today to discuss connecting the sermon to the sma...

Sermon Based Small Groups - first things first - THE PASTOR AND LEADERS
the STOKE IT UP podcastAugust 22, 202200:36:1667.2 MB

Sermon Based Small Groups - first things first - THE PASTOR AND LEADERS

In the second episode Kenneth and I address the most important thing in sermon-based small groups. The pastor and leaders. Specifically, we address character. Why? Because scripture does that. Did you know that character is more important than gifting? And surely you have noticed the great sifting ...

Why do you need sermon based small groups?
the STOKE IT UP podcastAugust 15, 202200:32:3960.4 MB

Why do you need sermon based small groups?

Kenneth Priest and I start a series of podcasts on sermon based small groups.  Why do you need them?  What's the story?  How to you use them?  In the next season we will show you.   We wrote a book on it. Groups that Revitalize. You can get it here . Kenne...

Team Chosen Reacts to Chosen Livestream Tonight
the STOKE IT UP podcastJuly 18, 2022x
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Team Chosen Reacts to Chosen Livestream Tonight

The Team give you a quick, exciting reaction to the Chosen livestream that went down tonight. WOW! 

90 days in class (life lessons of Alan)
the STOKE IT UP podcastJuly 14, 2022x
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90 days in class (life lessons of Alan)

90 days in class Is my identity as a disciple and not just as a pastor Ministry addictions Ministry motives Leaving a vibrant ministry is tough Starting something new is exciting God is doing more than my camp does Family is worth it New is good, but can be so hard Old relationships sometimes bri...

How do we make disciples like Jesus did? with Dr. Lloyd C. Blue
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 14, 202201:10:30130.64 MB

How do we make disciples like Jesus did? with Dr. Lloyd C. Blue

Welcome to the Stoke It Up ! podcast. A podcast encouraging you in your journey with God. 2 Timothy 1:6 says “… kindle refresh the gift of God in you … “ In this season we have focused on evangelism and disciple making. These two are not separate. They go together. And this is the commission th...

Disciple Making: my biggest request yet
the STOKE IT UP podcastJune 02, 2022x
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Disciple Making: my biggest request yet

The Rhythm of Disciple Making Relational “Now Jesus went up the mountain and called for those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve (whom he named apostles), so that they would be with him and he could send them to preach and to have authority to cast out demons.” Mark 3:13-15 NET “wi...

What does real disciple making look like? (Interview with Cru Missionary Ellyn Cornell) #stokeitup
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 26, 2022x
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What does real disciple making look like? (Interview with Cru Missionary Ellyn Cornell) #stokeitup

This week's podcast is with Cru missionary, Ellyn Cornell. In this discussion we talk evangelism and disciple making.    Why the discussion on evangelism and disciple making? Only one and 10 newer younger believers are discipled one on one after they are saved and baptized. Entit...

The God I Won't Believe In (Interview with Pastor Nick Cady)
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 19, 2022x
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The God I Won't Believe In (Interview with Pastor Nick Cady)

SHOW NOTES    Quick Connection for Social Media & Bio   https://whitefieldschurch.com/about-us/leadership/ New Book The God I Won't Believe In: Facing Nine Common Barriers To Embracing https://www.amazon.com/God-Wont-Believe-Embracing-Christianity/dp/B09TF4LQ5B/ref=tm...

The good, the bad, the ugly: THE CHOSEN
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 13, 2022x
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The good, the bad, the ugly: THE CHOSEN

This episode explores the good, the bad, the ugly of the Chosen with three of my friends. Join the conversation as Aleise, Renea, and Tim talk about the impact of the series called the Chosen. We are fans, yet we have challenges that most have. Are those challenges insurmountable? Join us. We deal ...

Equipping Evangelism & Disciple Making
the STOKE IT UP podcastMay 09, 2022x
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Equipping Evangelism & Disciple Making

Dr. Kenneth Priest has the learning and the burning to equip churches to get revitalized and stay that way.   In this episode we deal with the final two things we believe are crucial to revitalized churches who are healthy and stay healthy. How do we equip (Eph 4:11-12) for evangelism and...