Leonce Crump, pastor of Renovation Church in Atlanta, talked with Dhati Lewis, pastor of Blueprint Church, also in Atlanta, about church planting and collaborating with other area churches to impact the city.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_256_LeonceDhati_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

Ken Coleman chats with Jennie Allen about leading through weaknesses and her book, Anything: The Prayer That Unlocked My God and My Soul. Then, Tyler Reagin talks to Dale Brantner, President & CEO of CURE, International. Plus, listen to learn how you can win two FREE tickets to one of our Catalyst events!

Direct download: Cat13Pod_255_JennieDale_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02am EDT

Tyler Reagin sits down with Craig Groeschel to talk about leadership and his book, Fight: Winning the Battles That Matter Most. Also included is a special podcast listener giveaway!

Direct download: Cat13Pod_254_CraigGroeschel_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am EDT

Brad Lomenick sits down with Malcolm Gladwell to talk about how underdogs win and his book, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants. Plus, our final Meet Your Catalyst Intern for this year.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_253_MalcolmGladwell_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:18am EDT

Carlos Whittaker chats with Jen Hatmaker at Catalyst Atlanta about recent church trends and having a missional model. Then, Ken Coleman talks to iDisciple about their new product launch.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_252_JenHatmaker_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am EDT

From Catalyst West, Charles Lee sits down with Kara Powell, Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute and Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Lead Social Innovation at Twitter to discuss technology and women in leadership. Then Brad talks with Todd Adkins, Director of Leadership at LifeWay about their new content platform, Ministry Grid. Plus, a giveaway is announced!

Direct download: Cat13Pod_251_KaraClaire_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am EDT

Jayson Teagle chats with Joshua DuBois about his experience as President Obama's spiritual advisor and about his book, The President's Devotional. Then Ken Coleman talks to Preston Parrish about My Hope America with Billy Graham, a nationwide effort to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_250_JoshuaPreston_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

Brad chats with Kevin DeYoung, Senior Pastor of University Reformed Church, about his book, Crazy Busy. We also hear from Catalyst partner, Radiant. And Ken shares his latest "Ken Recommends."

Direct download: Cat13Pod_249_KevinDeYoung_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:51am EDT

Cole NeSmith sits down with Priscilla Shirer at Catalyst Atlanta to discuss what it means to be known and her book, God is Able. Then Tyler Reagin talks to Michael Gungor from the band, Gungor, about music-making and their album, I Am Mountain.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_248_PriscillaGungor_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:23am EDT

Carlos Whittaker talks to Jeremy Cowart at Catalyst West about how he's using his gift of photography to impact the lives of others. Then Brad sits down with Mac Lake to talk about two great resources for churches - The Launch Network and Ministry Grid.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_247_JeremyCowartMacLake_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57am EDT

Stacy sits down with Carlos Whittaker to discuss his experience as a pastor in Memphis. Then Amena Brown Owen tells Carlos about creative storytelling and her book, Breaking Old Rhythms.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_246_StacyAmena_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am EDT

A special edition of the Catalyst Podcast featuring need-to-knows, event information, and fun roadtrip games.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_SpEd_ATLRoadtrip_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28am EDT

In this episdoe, Brad talks to Focus on the Family CEO, Jim Daly, about today's culture, grace, and parenting. Also, from Catalyst Dallas, Charles Lee interviews David Kinnaman, president of Barna Group, about their recent faith-based research.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_245_JimDavid_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

Ken Coleman talks life, career, and faith with actor and co-creator of SoulPancake.com, Rainn Wilson, from Catalyst West.  And Brad chats millennial leadership with Rachael Chong, founder and CEO of catchafire.org.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_244_RainnRachael_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:12am EDT

Charles Lee talks to John Ortberg about leadership and his book, Who Is This Man? And Ken Coleman sits down with Gary Haugen and Pranitha Timothy from International Justice Mission. Both interviews from Catalyst West.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_243_JohnGaryPranitha_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am EDT

Former Dallas Cowboys star, Emmitt Smith, talks football and leadership lessons with Ken Coleman in this portion of his talk from Catalyst Dallas. We also hear from Kara Powell, executive director of Fuller Youth Institute. She chats with Charles Lee about youth and her book, Sticky Faith.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_242_EmmittKara_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EDT

Ken Coleman chats with Max Lucado about his new book, You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times. And Brad talks with former NFL player and now lead pastor of Transformation Church, Derwin Gray.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_241_MaxDerwin_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:21am EDT

In this episode, Ken Coleman sits down with Craig Groeschel at Catalyst Dallas to discuss calling, parenting, and his book, Altar Ego. Plus, the next segment of Meet Your Catalyst Intern.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_240_CraigGroeschel_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am EDT

Brad Lomenick sits down with Mike Foster, co-founder of People of the Second Chance, to discuss his just-released small group study, Freeway. Ken Coleman chats with Stasi Eldredge backstage at Catalyst Dallas about experiencing freedom in Christ. And, we answer podcast listener emails in Ken & Brad's Electronic Mail.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_239_MikeStasi_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55am EDT

Carlos Whittaker sits down with Nancy Ortberg to talk leadership and your natural connection to God. Brad chats with worship leader, Seth Condrey, about songwriting and a major change in his life. We also hear from David Kim of CaseCrown, a great partner of Catalyst. Be sure to listen for a special offer for our Catalyst listeners!

Direct download: Cat13Pod_238_NancySeth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:19am EDT

Ken Coleman sits down with John Eldredge at Catalyst West to talk about Heaven, parenting, and John's book, The Utter Relief of Holiness. We also hear from Ryan O'Neal from the band, Sleeping at Last. He tells Carlos Whittaker about songwriting and touring. And Brad and Ken share their latest Leadership Nugget.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_237_JohnRyan_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am EDT

In this episode, Christine Caine, founder of the A21 Campaign and author of Undaunted, talks about leadership, her story, and her book.  We also hear from singer, songwriter Anthony Evans, who shares what life as a music artist is like including his experience on NBC's The Voice.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_236_ChristineAnthony.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:28am EDT

Music edition from Catalyst Dallas.  Carlos Whitaker talks songwriting with award-winning songwriter and worship leader, Matt Redman.  And hip-hop artist, Propaganda, shares his story with Charles Lee.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_235_MattProp_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:17pm EDT

NFL player and former Texas Longhorn and winningest quarterback in NCAA history, Colt McCoy, joins us on this episode along with Matt Carter, senior pastor of The Austin Stone Community Church, to talk about their new co-authored book The Real Win, and we continue our summer series of Meet Your Catalyst Intern.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_234_ColtMcCoyMattCarter_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:39am EDT

We are joined by Israel Houghton, Grammy award-winning musician, songwriter, and global worship leader, as well as Angie Smith, speaker, blogger and author of I Will Carry You

Direct download: Cat13Pod_233_IsraelHoughton_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08am EDT

Dave Ramsey, best-selling author and national radio host, sits down with Ken backstage at Catalyst Dallas, and we are joined in studio by George Wright, young leader and church planter of Cedarcrest Church in Acworth, GA to talk leadership, church planting, and the work of Compassion and their church partnership program. 

Direct download: Cat13Pod_232_DaveRamsey_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

Reuben Morgan and Jud Wilhite join us on this episode. Jud is the senior pastor of Central Christian Church in Las Vegas and NYT best-selling author of Pursued, and Reuben Morgan is the worship pastor at Hillsong London, along with a songwriter and voice on numerous Hillsong Live albums, including the recently released Glorious Ruins.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_231_JudWilhite_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:23am EDT

Andy Stanley, founder of North Point Ministries and author of Deep and Wide, sits down with Brad backstage at Catalyst Dallas. Plus we continue our summer series of "Meet Your Catalyst Intern" and another version of Brad and Ken's Leadership Nuggets. 

Direct download: Cat13Pod_230_AndyStanley_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

Matt Chandler, lead pastor of the Village Church in Dallas and author of The Explicit Gospel, sits down with Carlos Whittaker backstage at Catalyst West. Brad catches up with Bobby Gruenewald, innovation pastor at LifeChurch.tv and founder of the YouVersion Bible App, regarding the upcoming 100 millionth download! 

Direct download: Cat13Pod_229_ChandlerGruenewald_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:08am EDT

Joel Houston, frontman for Hillsong United as well as co-pastor of Hillsong Church NYC, sits down with Carlos Whittaker backstage at Catalyst West. And Brad catches up with Rebekah Lyons, co-founder of Q and author of the recently released book Freefall to Fly

Direct download: Cat13Pod_228_HoustonLyons_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:56am EDT

Lysa TerKeurst, president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and best-selling author of Made to Crave and Unglued, sits down with Ken backstage at Catalyst Dallas. We also catch up with Greg Surratt, founding pastor of Seacoast Church in South Carolina and founding board member of the ARC church planting movement.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_227_LysaTerKeurst_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

Long time Catalyst friend Erwin McManus, pastor of Mosaic Church in LA, and best-selling author, joins us on this episode, along with our first summer installment of Meet Your Catalyst Intern.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_226_ErwinMcManus_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm EDT

Dr. Brene Brown and Dr. Henry Cloud join us on this episode. Brene is the bestselling author of Daring Greatly, professor at University of Houston, and well known speaker and TED Talk sensation on vulnerability and courage. Henry Cloud is the bestselling author of multiple books including his most recent, Boundaries for Leaders which we discuss at length. 
Direct download: Cat13Pod_225_Brown_Cloud_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm EDT

David Crowder, GRAMMY nominated artist, songwriter, and worship leader, joins us backstage at Catalyst Dallas, and we also sit down with the group JOHNNYSWIM, artist and songwriter band duo made up of Abner and Amanda Ramirez.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_224_DavidCrowder_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:19pm EDT

Bob Goff, best-selling author of Love Does and founder of Restore International, sits down backstage with Brad at Catalyst Dallas this week for an in-depth conversation. Plus Carlos Whittaker joins us to talk about his new digital album Fight. 

Direct download: CAT13Pod_221_BobGoff_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:50pm EDT

Catalyst Dallas is here! The annual Catalyst Dallas road trip edition includes helpful hints, important info and details to make your Catalyst Dallas road trip and event experience complete, plus as always some entertainment for your drive in. Plus great clips from Craig Groeschel, Dave Ramsey, and exclusive interview with Carl Lentz to get us all fired up for Catalyst Dallas.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_SpEd_DallasRoadtrip_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT

Catalyst president and lead visionary Brad Lomenick trades seats and becomes the interviewee, sitting down to discuss his brand new book The Catalyst Leader that just released, as well as our conversation with Not Today the movie producer Brent Martz.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_220_BradLomenick_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:05pm EDT

Catalyst West is here! The annual Catalyst West road trip edition includes helpful hints, important info and details to make your Catalyst West road trip and event experience complete, plus as always some entertainment for your drive in. Plus two great clips from Andy Stanley and Christine Caine to get us all fired up for Catalyst West.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_SpEd_WestRoadtrip_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:49pm EDT

Brad interviews Ken on his new book One Question: Life Changing Answers from Today's Leading Voices. We are also joined by Reggie McNeal, leadership and missional church expert and author of the new book Get Off Your Donkey.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_219_KenColeman_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28am EDT

Our guests on this episode include Chip Heath, Stanford professor and best-selling author of Made to Stick and the new book Decisive, along with Tim Elmore, president of Growing Leaders, leadership expert, and author of the popular Habitudes book series for leaders.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_218_ChipTim_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:42pm EDT

A double interview episode featuring John Burke, senior pastor of Gateway Church in Austin, and author of new book Mud and the Masterpiece, along with Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil, author, speaker and professor at Seattle Pacific University. Plus the return of Brad and Ken's leadership nuggets.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_BrendaSalterMcNeil_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am EDT

A packed episode featuring Jon Acuff, best-selling author of Quitter, Stuff Christians Like and soon to release book Start, as well as a panel conversation with Rick McKinley, Josh White, and Kevin Palau focusing on the Gospel and missional movement happening in the city of Portland. And we're joined in studio by our good friend Carlos Whittaker.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_216_AcuffPanel_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

A sports spectacular episode! Hall of fame and legendary college football coach Lou Holtz joins us, along with Chad Knaus, NASCAR crew chief for the famed 48 car of driver Jimmie Johnson. Plus another round of Brad and Ken's Leadership nuggets.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_215_LouHoltz_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm EDT

Jeff Shinabarger, author of the new book More or Less, joins us on this episode plus a conversation with Mark Batterson, author of The Circle Maker and pastor of National Community Church.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_214_MarkBatterson_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

Judah Smith, lead pastor of The City Church in Seattle, joins us to discuss his new book Jesus is ___., and Ken sits down with Bianca Olthoff, chief storyteller of The A21 Campaign, plus another edition of Ken and Brad's leadership nuggets.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_213_JudahSmith_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34pm EDT

Matt Chandler, senior pastor of The Village Church and author of The Explicit Gospel, joins us on this episode, along with Michael Hyatt, NY Times best-selling author of Platform, and another edition of Ken and Brad's leadership nuggets.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_212_MattChandler_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:10pm EDT

We dig into the Catalyst archives for this interview with Andy Stanley, senior pastor of North Point Ministries. Plus catch up with Jeanne Stevens, co-pastor of Soul City Church in Chicago, and Ken and Brad provide post Superbowl commentary and reflection.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_211_AndyStanley_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT

We sit down with Jen and Brandon Hatmaker, co-pastors of Austin New Church and authors of Seven and The Barefoot Church, as well as catch up with Joel Salatin, leader of Polyface Farms, food expert and author of Folks, This Ain't Normal.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_210_JenBrandonHatmaker_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm EDT

We catch up with three inspiring marketplace and thought leaders, including Simon Sinek, best-selling author of Start With Why, Nancy Duarte, founder of Duarte Design and author of Resonate, and Bryan Stevenson, founder of Equal Justice Initiative.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_209_TedSpecial_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:16pm EDT

A packed double interview episode, featuring Nick Vujicic, founder of Life Without Limbs and best-selling author of Unstoppable, as well as Lynne Hybels, co-founder of Willow Creek Community Church and author of Nice Girls Don't Change the World.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_208_LynneHybels_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06am EDT

We catch up with Mark Driscoll, best-selling author and founding pastor of Mars Hill Church in Seattle to talk about his new book Who Do You Think You Are?, and also are joined by Johnnie Moore, Vice President at Liberty University and author of the recently released book Dirty God.

Direct download: Cat13Pod_207_MarkDriscoll_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EDT





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