The past two years have been unpredictable and chaotic. From the ongoing global pandemic to rising inflation to political and cultural unrest, the challenges facing the world are numerous. In addition, Western culture continues to drift further from biblical values with each passing day. Considering all of this, what does the future hold for the church?
In this episode, Dr. David K. Bernard addresses these challenges and the corresponding opportunities they represent. He looks ahead to the coming year and shares his thoughts on what is needed to minister effectively in these turbulent times. For more information on this topic, see Dr. Bernard’s books Spiritual Leadership in the Twenty-First Century and The Apostolic Church in the Twenty-First Century. If you enjoyed this video, make sure you subscribe to this channel so you’ll never miss another episode. You can listen to the audio version of this podcast on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other podcast platforms.
What’s Ahead for the Church? – the Podcast
Resources and Links by David K. Bernard
Spiritual Leadership in the Twenty-First Century – Spiritual Leadership in the Twenty-first Century provides a comprehensive introduction to spiritual leadership drawn from David K. Bernard’s extensive experience as a church planter, teacher, pastor, college and seminary president, and superintendent. Suited to preachers, pastors, or any leader in the local church, this book will be valuable as a training tool for those who are developing their ministry, a resource for those who are active in ministry, or as a general guide to exploring the possibility of a ministerial call.
The Apostolic Church in the Twenty-First Century – The Apostolic Church in the Twenty-First Century is a collection of articles and essays on the nature and mission of the church. Written in an accessible style, this book will help both ministers and laypersons understand how to live out their faith in the community we know as the church.