Thriving in Ministry

The Thriving in Ministry podcast is designed just for church leaders. Join us every Tuesday at 10am CST for authentic discussions, interviews, and conversations about the daily life of leading a church.

Episode 22 – Church Crisis Planning: Coronavirus

Churches are wondering how to best function during the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Crisis. Kyle Willis and Dace Clifton share about the ministry and non-ministry related tasks that church leadership should be thinking through this week.

Episode 21 – Advice for Pastors

How can pastors stay motivated, growing, and effective in ministry? Carl Walker, founder of En Gedi retreat, shares keys to effective ministry.

Episode 20 – You Need Rest

Pastors need rest. Carl Walker shares his fresh perspective from working with dozens of pastors every year. Rest is not something we do apart from ministry, it should be a part of your ministry.

Episode 19 – Before you Build

Are you dreaming of building a new church facility? On this episode of the Thriving in Ministry podcast, Kyle Willis and Dace Clifton speak with Rodney James about what to consider before you build. Rodney is the President of Master’s Plan Church Design and Construction and a pastor of over 20 years. We talk about due diligence, counting the costs, and the timing of financing and fundraising.

Episode 18 – Depression in Pastors

How often do pastors face depression? Aaron Halstead discusses depression in the life and ministry of Charles Spurgeon. Learn practical tips and keys to stay encourage in ministry. 

Episode 17: The Power of $20

The story of Mona Dixon is perhaps the best story you have not heard yet. She shares her journey from a cardboard house to the White House. An investment of $20 by a stranger changed the course of Mona’s life and has impacted thousands of youth.


Meet the Hosts

Leading a church can be difficult. We help navigate difficult topics, identify new shifts in church ministry, and engage with other pastors. 

We believe most pastors are not fully equipped to handle every aspect of leading their congregation. The Thriving in Ministry Podcast is one way we help encourage and equip other church leaders for ministry today. 

Dace Clifton

Founder of Daily Pastor, Dace gives practical advice for pastors of all church sizes. 

Kyle Willis

Co-host Kyle Willis, Founder of Talanton Church Services, utilizes his experience in church consulting and challenges the status quo of church life. 

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