Beliefs Matter

Welcome to Beliefs Matter, a podcast from the Confessing Movement where our passion is to help persons encounter God’s radical grace and to confess Jesus as God’s son, Savior and Lord. Beliefs Do Matter, Beliefs shape personal faith which often inspires movements of God to impact our world. Each episode we’ll pull up a chair and hear insights from leaders in Christian orthodoxy and the Wesleyan faith and practice with host Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam.

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Episodes

Friday Jan 20, 2023

Thanks for joining us for the Beliefs Matter Podcast from the Confessing Movement.  Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam pulls up a chair with leaders in the Wesleyan Methodist Movement to discuss leadership in the African UMC.  Our guest for this episode is African leader Jerry Kulah.

Friday Jan 06, 2023

Thanks for joining us for the Beliefs Matter Podcast from the Confessing Movement.  Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam pulls up a chair with leaders in the Wesleyan Methodist Movement to discuss preaching and leadership.  Our guests for this episode are Jerry Kulah and Jeff Jernigan discussing the Africa Initiative.

Friday Nov 11, 2022

Thanks for joining us for the Beliefs Matter Podcast from the Confessing Movement.  Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam pulls up a chair with leaders in the Wesleyan Methodist Movement to discuss preaching and leadership.  Our guests for this episode are Dan Reiland and Charles Kyker.
 
Rev. Dan Reiland is a coach, consultant, author, teacher, husband, father and grandfather. Dan currently serves on the lead team, church board and is the Executive Director of Leadership Expansion at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia where he served for 20 years as the Executive Pastor. You can check out more on Dan's website.
 
Rev. Charles Kyker is the lead pastor of Christ Church in North Carolina, a church multiplier, and a member of the Confessing Movement Board of Directors.

Friday Oct 14, 2022

Thanks for joining us for the Beliefs Matter Podcast from the Confessing Movement.  Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam pulls up a chair with leaders in the Wesleyan Methodist Movement to discuss preaching and leadership.  Our guests for this episode are Carolyn Moore and Talbot Davis.
 
Rev. Carolyn Moore is the founding pastor of Mosaic in Evans, Georgia and has been serving this ministry since 2003, and has recently released a new book called When Women Lead: Embrace Your Authority, Move Beyond Barriers, and Find Joy in Leading Others (2022)
 
Rev. Talbot Davis is Talbot the pastor of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and has published a book on preaching called Simplify the Message: Multiply the Impact (2020)

Friday Sep 02, 2022

Why does church multiplication matter?  Join Maxie Dunnam as he has a passionate conversation with Rev. Charles Kyker, lead pastor of Christ Church in North Carolina, and with Rev. Jorge Acevedo, co-lead pastor of Grace Church in Florida.  
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Friday Aug 19, 2022

Join Maxie Dunnam for his discussion on Sanctification as he pulls up a chair with Peter J. Bellini, professor of Church Renewal and Evangelism in the Heisel Chair at United Theological Seminary, and Kevin Watson, seminary professor and associate pastor for First UMC, Waco, Texas.  What is sanctification in the Wesleyan tradition?  What we believe matters.  Thanks for joining us!
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Friday Aug 05, 2022

Join Maxie Dunnam for his discussion on Wesleyan Bands, Classes, and Societies as he pulls up a chair with J.D. Walt, founder and Chief Sower at Seedbed, and Kevin Watson, seminary professor and associate pastor for First UMC, Waco, Texas.  How do we recover the discipline of banding together?  What we believe matters.  Thanks for joining us!
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Friday Jul 22, 2022

Join Maxie Dunnam his discussion on the Wesleyan Means of Grace as he pulls up a chair with Andrew Thompson, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Springdale, Arkansas.
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Friday Jul 08, 2022

Join Maxie Dunnam as he has a conversation with Dr. Wes and Joy Griffin from the International Leadership Institute talking about leadership training in the church.  Wes and Joy are the International Directors of ILI.  In-person, online, hybrid, and on-demand leadership training resources can be found at the ILI website and at www.christiantothecore.org.
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Friday Jun 24, 2022

Why DO beliefs matter?  Pull up a chair and listen in as Rev. Dr. Maxie Dunnam meets with two leading scholars in the Wesleyan tradition, Dr. Ken Collins and Dr. David Watson, to discuss Wesleyan catechesis - what we teach in order to prepare and equip people for discipleship in the Methodist tradition.
Ken Collins is the Professor of Historical Theology and Wesley Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and David Watson is the Academic Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of New Testament at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH.
The Next Methodism Summit document called The Faith Once Delivered can be read and downloaded here.
Beliefs DO matter!  
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