As a leader, you will benefit from the concise summaries of key topics that you are facing in your work. This podcast features interviews with Christian leaders who discuss the issues and challenges they face. Leaders share their insight on how best to respond to difficult situations, and how leaders themselves can develop personally. You will also hear insight from Dr. Evan Parks that will help you understand why people do what they do.
ETE 16 Disaster And Opportunity28/09/2016 Duration: 33min
On March 11th, 2011 a massive tsunami and earthquake devastated the nation of Japan. Dave Barkman shares how this disaster became an opportunity for building relationships, strengthening the church, and starting new ministries. Hurting people were brought into community and lives transformed through the efforts of volunteers.
ETE 15 Business As Mission03/08/2016 Duration: 36min
Mark Canada, president and CEO of Marketplace and Development Enterprises, shares the vision of using business as mission, community development, and tentmaking as strategies for church planting, evangelism, and discipleship. Entrepreneurs, engineers, lawyers, computer programmers, and employees of international companies as well as many others can all play a central role in making a difference for God’s kingdom around the world.
ETE 14 Education In Missions03/08/2016 Duration: 35min
Lori Dickason, high school principal at the International Christian School of Budapest, shares how providing quality Christian education overseas has a positive impact on students, families, and the community. Far beyond just providing a service to missionary families, an international Christian school is a beacon of hope among nationals and expatriates alike.
ETE 13 Hungarian Baptist Aid26/05/2016 Duration: 32min
David Gal, Director of International Programs at Hungarian Baptist Aid, shares how churches, mission organizations, and individuals can become actively involved in addressing the migrant crisis in Europe. Learn about the work Hungarian Baptist Aid is doing around the world and how Christians are demonstrating love conquers fear.
ETE 12 A Jewish Christian Part-219/05/2016 Duration: 27min
Avi Snyder is the European Director of Jews For Jesus. In this second part of a two-part podcast, Avi shares the story of how he began working with the Jews For Jesus ministry. He also explains five key principles of sharing the gospel and addresses the issue of talking with those who come from a gospel resistant culture.
ETE 11 A Jewish Christian Part-109/05/2016 Duration: 33min
Avi Snyder is the European Director of Jews For Jesus. In the first part of this two-part podcast, Avi shares the story of how he came to know Jesus as the Jewish Messiah, even though he was a committed atheist as he began his journey of faith. Hear how God took him from a place of anger and emptiness to a life of purpose and peace.
ETE 10 Educational Needs Overseas28/04/2016 Duration: 31min
Working cross-culturally involves many challenges for families and school-aged children. Larry Milks explains how Share Educational Services assists families through regional conferences, consultations, training, testing, and evaluations. He gives clear direction for church and mission leaders on what to consider when preparing families for overseas service.
ETE 09 From Atheist To Faith20/04/2016 Duration: 37min
Educated in Moscow, working in finance and traveling the world, Istvan Zsengeller tells the story of how he went from being a committed atheist to placing his faith in a personal God who loves him. Istvan shares how his journey toward faith has impacted others and the steps Christians can follow to become effective in having spiritual conversations with those who are seeking God.
ETE 08 Lifelong Learning In Leadership13/04/2016 Duration: 32min
Attila Kapocs, the national leader of Operation Mobilization in Hungary, shares about the critical need for lifelong learning in leadership. Leaders who seek out training, commit to spiritual formation, work with experienced mentors, and maintain key friendships where they can share openly, become leaders who both survive and thrive in leadership.
ETE 07 Boldness From Brokenness29/03/2016 Duration: 33min
How do we find the courage we need and move from brokenness to boldness in our leadership responsibilities? Listen to the wisdom of Gabor Gresz as he shares about his own journey of stepping into national leadership at a young age, facing his own weakness and limitations, and finding the courage necessary to lead.
ETE 06 Helping Leaders Develop 222/03/2016 Duration: 24min
This podcast continues the conversation with Ed and Coralee Murray. Working cross culturally in Eastern Europe, Ed and Coralee Murray have been developing leaders for over four decades. They share their wisdom of how building trust and investing in relationships lay the foundation for influencing the lives of developing leaders. Helping leaders recognize their flaws and weakness is delicate work, but necessary for a leader to become transformed and effective.
ETE 05 Helping Leaders Develop23/02/2016 Duration: 33min
Working cross culturally in Eastern Europe, Ed and Coralee Murray have been developing leaders for over four decades. They share their wisdom of how building trust and investing in relationships lay the foundation for influencing the lives of developing leaders. Helping leaders recognize their flaws and weakness is delicate work, but necessary for a leader to become transformed and effective.
ETE 04 The Art Of Listening16/02/2016 Duration: 33min
Professional coach Wolfgang Jani shares his valuable insight into the skill and art of listening. We often think of leadership as equipping and empowering others through vision casting, goal setting, and strength. This impression misses the crucial element of influencing others through our personal presence and ability to listen. Listening well opens the door for lasting change and growth to take place.
ETE 03 Building Bridges29/01/2016 Duration: 32min
How do you build a relationship with hurting people who have very different life experiences and background from your own? Hear the story of Izabella Zsengeller and her experience of family brokenness, alcohol, sex, depression, and Scientology. She looked for hope in many things, but found what she needed in God. Izabella shares with leaders what hurting people need most in a relationship.
ETE 02 Difficult Beginnings20/01/2016 Duration: 33min
Gabor Gresz, national director of Cru Hungary, shares his own story of childhood illness, emotional neglect, physical and verbal abuse, and being caught in the middle of legal battles between his parents. No one saw his potential, worth or value, except one couple. He outlines how leaders can invest in the lives of hurting, broken people, and see the potential and value in others.
ETE 01 Hope After Suicide18/12/2015 Duration: 29min
Hear the account from Rich Stienstra of how he found hope and healing after the suicide of his father. Through this tragedy, Rich has seen God work to bring about healing not only for himself, but for the many other people Rich has been able help and encourage.