The Threshing Floor

Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life!

In this episode, the tireless three have a conversation with Matt Leroy, pastor of Love Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC. We talk about his church plant, what it means to love your community and how that creates different churches. 

We also talk about:

  • Coffee consumption
  • Drinking tea
  • Young guns
  • Joshua's hippy tea
  • Turbo granola
  • The Rock
  • The Governator
  • Muscle making as a business
  • Twitter famous
  • Waffle House
  • name dropping missiologists
  • The Lovelab
  • The Flippity Flor
  • The productive pastor shames Matt and makes him want to take a nap.
  • The story of Love Chapel Hill
  • Gethsemane
  • Being in bivocational ministry intentionally. 
  • We think Matt was in Dazed and Confused
  • Being given to a place
  • navigating the distance between good and right
  • 3 lessons about giving yourself to a place
  • love it more than anywhere else
  • Admitting you don't have the answers
  • Becoming a student of your neighborhood
Direct download: ttf_79_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:18pm CDT

In this episode, our hosts talk with the Rev. Dr. Winfield Bevins about church planting, Anglicanism, and home discipleship. 

Our entire conversation topics include:

  • The 12 Days of Christmas
  • Apostles Creed
  • The Christian music comparison poster
  • the 12 Days need new lyrics
  • the 12 Days should be your actual wishlist
  • The 12 Calvinist Days of Christmas
  • Joshua is a bad Anglican and doesn't know his Church Calendar
  • Epiphany
  • Martin Sheen and the 4th Maji
  • The ghost of Christmas past
  • Leading Church planting in a large institution
  • Surfing
  • The Jaws movies
  • the global church and church planting
  • becoming Anglican as an entire church
  • Remissioning our existing churches
  • Family discipleship
  • Losing an entire generation
  • The home as a domestic church
  • Making transitions and change
  • Resolutions and goal-setting
  • Structured growth for the future
  • Not Joel Osteen
  • Having goals focused on bigger vision
  • Marking before and after in our lives
  • The power of causative change

Mentioned Resources
Grow at Home by Winfield Bevins
History of the 12 Days of Christmas 
Winfield Bevin's on FOUNDRYcast with Chad

Direct download: TTF_78_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:02pm CDT