CPT Podcast Episode 9 – Todd Wilson | The Integrated Pastor (Part 2)

CPT Podcast Episode 9 – Todd Wilson | The Integrated Pastor (Part 2)

Part 1 of CPT President Todd Wilson's plenary address from the 2018 CPT conference on spiritual formation. How is it that pastors can so often be both godly and deeply dysfunctional? This message is entitled, "The Integrated Pastor: Towards an Embodied and Embedded Spiritual Formation." Todd Wilson served for 10 years as the Senior Pastor at Calvary Memorial Church outside Chicago before transitioning to full-time leadership of the Center for Pastor Theologians in 2018.

CPT Podcast Episode 8 – Todd Wilson | The Integrated Pastor (Part 1)

CPT Podcast Episode 8 – Todd Wilson | The Integrated Pastor (Part 1)

Part 1 of CPT President Todd Wilson's plenary address from the 2018 CPT conference on spiritual formation. How is it that pastors can so often be both godly and deeply dysfunctional? This message is entitled, "The Integrated Pastor: Towards an Embodied and Embedded Spiritual Formation." Todd Wilson served for 10 years as the Senior Pastor at Calvary Memorial Church outside Chicago before transitioning to full-time leadership of the Center for Pastor Theologians in 2018.

CPT Podcast Episode 7 – Amy Peeler & Gerald Hiestand | Hebrews, Interpretation, and Preaching (Part 2)

CPT Podcast Episode 7 – Amy Peeler & Gerald Hiestand | Hebrews, Interpretation, and Preaching (Part 2)

Part 2 of our conversation with CPT Fellow Amy Peeler. Amy is a New Testament professor at Wheaton College as well as Associate Rector at St. Mark Episcopal Church in Geneva, IL. Our second guest on this episode is Gerald Hiestand, co-founder of the CPT, and Senior Pastor at Calvary Memorial Church. On this episode we discuss the New Testament Book of Hebrews, issues with its background and interpretation, as well as some of the opportunities and challenges associated with preaching this text in the local church.

CPT Podcast Episode 6 – Amy Peeler & Gerald Hiestand | Hebrews, Interpretation, and Preaching (Part 1)

CPT Podcast Episode 6 – Amy Peeler & Gerald Hiestand | Hebrews, Interpretation, and Preaching (Part 1)

Part 1 of our conversation with CPT Fellow Amy Peeler. Amy is a New Testament professor at Wheaton College as well as Associate Rector at St. Mark Episcopal Church in Geneva, IL. Our second guest on this episode is Gerald Hiestand, co-founder of the CPT, and Senior Pastor at Calvary Memorial Church. On this episode we discuss the New Testament Book of Hebrews, issues with its background and interpretation, as well as some of the opportunities and challenges associated with preaching this text in the local church.

CPT Podcast Episode 5 – Matt O'Reilly | Same-Sex Marriage, Ordination and the United Methodist Church (Part 2)

CPT Podcast Episode 5 – Matt O'Reilly | Same-Sex Marriage, Ordination and the United Methodist Church (Part 2)

Part 2 of our conversation with CPT Fellow Matt O'Reilly. Matt is a United Methodist pastor at Hope Hull UMC in AL. On this episode Matt discusses ecclesial dynamics in the United Methodist Church, its recent decision at the 2019 General Conference in St. Louis, and practical and pastoral reflections for formation and discipleship related to sexual ethics in the church.

CPT Podcast Episode 4 – Matt O'Reilly | Same-Sex Marriage, Ordination and the United Methodist Church (Part 1)

CPT Podcast Episode 4 – Matt O'Reilly | Same-Sex Marriage, Ordination and the United Methodist Church (Part 1)

Part 1 of our conversation with CPT Fellow Matt O'Reilly. Matt is a United Methodist pastor at Hope Hull UMC in AL. On this Episode Matt discusses the history of the United Methodist Church, its recent decision at the 2019 General Conference in St. Louis, and inter-cultural dynamics between progressive, conservative, Western, and non-Western Christian in the UMC.

CPT Podcast Episode 2 – JT English | Becoming a Pastor Theologian

CPT Podcast Episode 2 – JT English | Becoming a Pastor Theologian

Pastor JT English, a CPT fellow, shares his story of coming to faith, theological education, and calling to pastoral ministry. JT serves as the Institute Pastor of the Village Church in Flower Mound, TX. This is the first of what we hope will be many episodes featuring interviews with CPT fellows and other pastors on their story, their call to ministry, and how they have lived into the call of pastoring as a theologian.

CPT Podcast Episode 1 – Gerald Hiestand | The Pastor Theologian: Resurrecting an Ancient Vision

CPT Podcast Episode 1 – Gerald Hiestand | The Pastor Theologian: Resurrecting an Ancient Vision

Gerald Hiestand, Senior Pastor of Calvary Memorial Church, joins the podcast to discuss the theme/concept of the pastor theologian. What is ecclesial theology? What are different types of pastor theologians? What has caused the church to lose its theological moorings? What is the relationship between pastors and biblical and theological scholars? These questions and more on our first ever episode of the Pastor Theologians Podcast.