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The Divine Renovation Podcast seeks to inspire and equip parishes to move from maintenance to mission.
Join Fr. James, Dan O'Rourke, Ron Huntley and guests as they take a deep look at the three keys of parish renewal; the primacy of evangelization, the best of leadership principles, and the power of the Holy Spirit.
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This week on the podcast it’s all about fun…because it’s all about icebreakers. Join Rob McDowell, Ron Huntley, Dan O’Rourke, and Mike Tanner in a fun conversation on why we do icebreakers and when and why we should stop. How can we reduce the cringe factor and increase the relationship factor through activities that bring people together? Do you know WHY you’re doing icebreakers? Do you know WHEN you should do icebreakers? Do you know WHO should do icebreakers? Tune in and check it out.    To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast we have the second half of our conversation with Sister Nuala Kenny. Sr. Nuala is a pediatrician, bioethicist, and professor emeritus who has spent her life working on the issue of abuse within the Church. This week we discuss the underlying issues that have led to this crisis and how the Church can move forward in an effort of renewal. This conversation is an incredibly difficult and powerful conversation that we know will help in this healing.  To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast we're joined by pediatrician, bioethicist and professor emeritus Sister Nuala Kenny to discuss a very important and very difficult topic; the sexual abuse crisis in the Church. Sr. Kenny joins Dan O'Rourke, Ron Huntley and Father James Mallon to discuss both the history of abuse as well as the underlying and often untended reasons that abuse has been allowed to continue. Sr. Kenny has written a number of books and hundreds of papers on this topic and shares with our listeners her medical and spiritual experiences through these tragedies. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
What does giving have to do with mission? This week on the podcast, join Dan O’Rourke, Father Simon Lobo, Rob McDowell, and Mike Tanner in a conversation on the topic of giving and how money is tied to mission. Whether you are a pastor trying to grow giving in your parish or a parishioner trying to understand the need for giving in the church this is a great conversation on a topic that no one seems to want to have a conversation about.  Talking about money can be hard for some people so the team unpacks what it means to be a missional giver. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
Are Leaders Born or Made?

Are Leaders Born or Made?

2020-01-2800:27:11

This probably isn't the first time that you've heard someone ask this question. What do you think? Are leaders born with some innate ability that allows them to lead? Is leadership a learned response? How does this question impact parish renewal? This week on the podcast, join Dan O'Rourke, Ron Huntley and Father James Mallon as they shed some light on this age old question and share with us their own stories of how leadership manifested for them. Whether you're a pastor, a priest or a lay leader, this is a great conversation to tune in to.  To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the Divine Renovation Podcast, Dan O’Rourke is joined by Ron Huntley and Father James Mallon to talk about how consumerism impacts our understanding of what it looks like to be a parishioner? Too often we treat Mass or the sacraments like spiritual fast food. How has the shift to a secular world focused on “things” impacted our experience of Church? Does your parish feel transformational or transactional? Is your parish in the business of life transformation or does your community feel like a “spiritual vending machine”? This week on the podcast we delve into what we need to do to combat these mindsets in the Catholic Church. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
What does mission really look like? This week on the podcast we're joined by Father Michael Mitchell, chaplain for Mission Youth and author of the book I Saw His Face, as well as Stephen Auth, author of The Missionary of Wall Street. Both men are involved in the Regnum Christi movement and both have travelled the world in an effort to bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ. From opportunities to reach and engage youth to ways to reach those who've fallen away from the Church, this conversation is a behind the scenes glimpse into what it means to live as a missionary disciple. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast Mike Tanner is joined by Rob McDowell, Ron Huntley and Dan O'Rourke to discuss what it means to lead like Jesus? From the servant\leader shift to understanding who it is we're serving, we visit Jesus' example of what leadership looks like. Is that the best way to lead your church? Is it possible? What are the struggles we face when we strive to lead like Jesus? This is a fun and powerful conversation focused on the things that truly make a difference in the life of a parish.  To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
If Jesus talks about money so much then why are we so uncomfortable talking about money as leaders in the Church. This week on the podcast, Dan O'Rourke is joined by Father Simon Lobo, Father James Mallon, and Rob McDowell to discuss the obstacles to financial conversations in the church and how we can overcome them. The team discusses how we tie giving with mission and provide a clear conversation around how money actually works within the church. This is a great conversation not just for pastors but also for parishioners seeking a behind the scenes look at how planning for giving works. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
Everyone hates to be told no.  So why is it so important to say no when you're leading a church from maintenance to mission? This week Dan O'Rourke sits down with Father James Mallon and Ron Huntley to ask why no is such a bad word in the church? The team discusses why sometimes you need to say no to seemingly good ideas and why good leaders have to get good at discerning when and how to say this incredibly short, incredibly powerful word. To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast the team takes on the topic of how to recruit and raise up leaders for ministry. Ron, Rob, Dan, and Mike have a wonderful conversation around the steps that are necessary to take someone from a casual observer and help them achieve greatness for their parish.  How do you know if someone is the right person for a leadership role and what do you do if they don’t see things quite the same way? This is a great topic for pastors and lay leaders alike.  To register for DR20 in Halifax, Nova Scotia or for more information about the conference, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/dr20  For all things related to our ministry and our work visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org  To download the Divine Renovation App for Apple and Android: www.divinerenovation.app.link For the full list of Divine Renovation Books with links, visit our website: www.divinerenovation.org/inspire#books  To check out the Divine Renovation Network, visit our website: https://www.divinerenovation.tv/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
Leadership is about doing the right thing, and leadership is about doing things right.  Or is it?  This week the DR team has a conversation about the difference between good management and good leadership. It's not about either/or, it's about both/and. Click here to purchase the book that launched our ministry. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast is the return of Daniel Im. In this episode Daniel helps us break down the micro shifts that help us move from maintenance to mission. We dig deeply into the tactical things you can do as a leader in your parish to make mission the mission. Join Dan O'Rourke, Ron Huntley and Father James Mallon as they share in this powerful conversation on the past, present, and future of the Church. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast we’re joined by pastor, author, and speaker Daniel Im. Daniel joins us to discuss how we can normalize mission. Dan O’Rourke, Ron Huntley, and Father James Mallon join together with Daniel to discuss the ways in which we can make mission the focus of our churches. This is an incredibly powerful tactical conversation on how to mobilize our parish for mission. Daniel walks us through the micro-shifts that can make a difference in our churches and this is a can't miss episode. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
Is it Time to Change Music?

Is it Time to Change Music?

2019-11-0500:26:15

 This week on the podcast Dan O'Rourke asks Father James Mallon and Eric Myatt if it's time to change the music? Music ministry can have a polarizing effect on a parish. What sorts of instruments should be played and what songs should be sung can have a great impact and in this week's episode the team talks about when change is good, when change is not so good, and why. Have a listen. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
  We believe that the power of the Holy Spirit is one of the three keys to parish renewal. This week on the podcast we dig deeper into this topic by asking; how do we know that we're being guided by God? How can we discern what God is calling us to do in a sea of personal and professional demands? Ron, Rob, and Father James walk us through their own processes for discerning and share with us some of the ways they've learned to be better spiritual listeners. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week on the podcast we welcome back Gabriel and Chris from WorshipNOW. They discuss how we can meet parishes where they are with  music ministry and how their hymnal can make great music accessible to parishes in ways they've never even considered. Sometimes it's hard to know how to balance modern music with an understanding of the liturgy and WorshipNOW help bridge the gap. How can a hymnal be used as a tool for radical hospitality? Tune in for this incredible discussion on music in the Catholic Church. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This week Dan O'Rourke, Father James Mallon, and Eric Myatt are joined by Gabriel Wanous and Chris Nolin of WorshipNOW.  WorshipNOW provide parishes with support in pursuing music that inspires parishioners to sing praise to God. We know that music can have a huge impact on lives and yet we often fail to push ourselves in music ministry.  The team from WorshipNOW share their story and dive into how we can move from maintenance to mission in music.  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
This is the question that Ron Huntley, Rob McDowell, and Father James Mallon seek to answer this week. Scripture is one of the most powerful tools that we have access to within our parishes and this week the team speaks into how to get people to recognize this gift. We discuss why reading Scripture is so important and some ways to get people more engaged in this conversation with Christ. Scripture has often been seen as inaccessible to some and this week the team works to dispel that myth. Whether you’re starting a study plan for the first time or looking for a new way to connect, this is going to be a great one to tune into. If you’re looking for a great way to introduce people to Jesus before you introduce them to Scripture, check out Unlocking Your Parish: Making Disciples, Raising Up Leaders With Alpha by Ron Huntley and Father James Mallon. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
We're joined once again by Tanya Noye from Saint Benedict Parish to chat about why it's so hard to invite people to your church. Tanya opens up about some of the reasons that Catholics struggle with invitation and why it's so important. There are some incredible personal stories in this week's podcast including the story of Tanya's husband accepting an invitation from an unlikely source. If you believe that your church could get a little help with moving through the struggles of invitation, this episode has some great actionable advice. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/divinerenovationpodcast/message
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