Sonlife Disciple-Making Podcast

A Podcast for everyday disciple-makers that desire to look to Jesus as their model for life and ministry. This show will offer practical, timely and relevant conversations around disciple-making in today's context. More information check out
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Apr 7, 2022

Today we're discussing international ministry with Jay Fast. Josh and Jay share their top ten excuses that they've heard for not taking missions trips, we talk about some best practices for international trips, and look at Jesus exampe of cross-cultural ministry.

Jay is the Iternational Ministries coordinator with Sonlife and has been leading overseas trips with teams in the U.S. and Latin America.

Show Links:


Equipping Cross-Culturally (Blog)

Email Jay

Mar 17, 2022

This week we're talking about building relationships with Nathan Glover of Urban Impact. We discuss the win, build, equip, multiply model that they have used and the importance of training others to make disciples.

Nathan is the director of training center with Urban Impact. He has been either in or leading Urban Impact programs since he was 7 years old. He spent time participating and volunteering throughout his childhood before joining the staff in his early twenties. 


Episode Links:

Urban Impact Youtube

Urban Impact website

Urban Impact misstion trip

Master Plan for Evangelism

Mar 3, 2022
We're talking about gospel conversations with Jeff Polen on today's episode of Everyday Disciple Makers. We discuss how Jeff started participating in an activity his brother was interested so that they could spend time together and Jeff shares his heart for ministry, music, and making disciples.

Jeff is husband, father, speaker, and worship leader based in Ohio. He is a musician and a writer with a heart for the local church.

Show links:

Jeff's website

Weekly Worhsip Thoughts (Jeff's book)

Sonlife's 5 booklets

Feb 17, 2022

Today we're discussing perseverance in youth ministry with Bill Winton. Bill has been the middle school pastor at his church for 22 years and has leaders on his team that have been with him for over a decade. We discuss middle school ministry and the power of win, build, equip, multiply.

Bill is the Middle School Director and Director of Missions at Christian Family Chapel in Jaxonville, FL.

Show Links:

Christian Family Chapel

Email Bill

How Jesus Made Disciples

Jan 20, 2022

Today we talk about reaching Gen Z with Jordan Whitmer. Jordan is a Gen Z leader with a heart for leading his generation to Christ. We talk about what works in reaching Generation Z and his experience in ministry to this generation.

Jordan is leading the HowToLife Movement and taking the hope of Jesus to his generation. The movement started when he was 16 and empowers students to share the good news of Jesus.

Show Links:

HowToLife website

Jordan's Instagram

Barna's Gen Z resources

Jan 6, 2022

This week we sit down to talk about strategic investment in the next generation with Doug Holliday. We cover Sonlife's roots as a youth ministry disciple-making organization and how we are refocussing on the prayer of being part of transforming the culture of youth ministry in North America and restoring it to the disciple-making heart of Jesus.

Doug is the Executive Director of Sonlife and serves on the lead team with Concentric which is a global alliance of ministries that provide Biblical leadership equipping based on Jesus’ model and strategy

Links from this episode:

More about Doug

Sonlife's training

Dec 16, 2021

This week we're talking about caring for your soul with Trey Van Camp. As leaders we must be sure that we are spending time with Jesus so that we can lead others well. Trey talks about his journey with spiritual disciplines and how he incorporates the practices into his own life and helps others to do the same.

Trey is a pastor, church planter and YouTube creator from Arizona, where he resides with his wife and three daughters.

Links from the show:

Trey's YouTube

Celebration of Discipline (book)

Mansions of the Heart (book)

Invitation to a Journey (book)

Dec 2, 2021

Today we discuss where is your identity with Micah Foster. It can be easy for ministry leaders to find identity in our ministry roles, but what happens when, whether by our choices or the choices of others, our ministry role changes. We talk about Micah's ministry journey and where God is leading him now.

Micah has been a youth pastor and a church planter. He resides in Fresno, CA with his family and is launching into a new venture as an entrepreneur. 

Links from the show:

Micah's YouTube channel

Roaring Lambs

Email Micah

Nov 18, 2021

This week we are talking faithful leadership with Daniel Goble. We discuss being faithful where God has called us, walking with people through the hard times, and how hard moments in ministry can lead to potential breakthrough.

Daniel is the associate pastor at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Colville, WA where he has served since 2009. He has a Masters in Theology and a Masters of Divinity and is wrapping up his dissertation for his Doctorate in Counseling and Psychology.

Links from the show:

Grace Evangelical Free Church

GC Designs

Daniel on Facebook

Boundaries (book)

Nov 4, 2021

We're talking about the power of story with Gwynne Gardner today. We discuss how sharing stories of what God is doing in our lives is a powerful tool. We also learn about how Josiah Venture is using stories from their team and what God is doing in Central and Eastern Europe.

Gwynne has served with Josiah Venture in Slovenia and Czech Republic since 2011 and is currently their Social Media Manager. She has a desire to see the gospel advance through the media highway and to use social media as a platform to tell young people across Central and Eastern Europe all about Jesus.


Links from the show:

Josiah Venture Stories

More about Gwynne

Jesus, the Middle Eastern Storyteller


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