MMP036: A Conversation with Associate Pastor, Bruce Wood

Welcome to Episode 36! This week’s conversation is with Bruce Wood.

Bruce is an Associate Pastor at Orangecrest Community Church in Riverside, CA.

THIS WEEK’S SPONSOR: The Antioch Project

The Antioch Project is a 5 year, ministry leadership training program developed by the 17:6 Network for men and women who feel called to full-time vocational ministry.  It provides participants hands on training and leadership skills development in a peer cohort under coaching.  Students can also earn a Masters of Divinity degree if they join the Antioch Immerse specialty track.

Links Mentioned:

Lighting Round Notes:

  • Books:
  • Quotes:
    • “Methods are many, principles are few, methods change, but principles never do.”
    • “True community forms when people are on mission together.”
  • Bruce’s advice to his 23 year old self:
    • Get serious about Scripture Memory
    • Orient your life around a Bionically driven church.
    • Your 20s are for training, take it seriously!
      • Learn to ask Questions.
      • Get around good mentors and coaches.

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Join me next week for Episode 37, my conversation with Dr. David Bowman, the Executive Director of the Tarrant Baptist Association.

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