Make the Dream Work! | #24 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

As much as you might want to, you can’t do ministry alone. Kyle Sapp (Preacher) and Chris Morton (Church Planter) discuss their worst and best experiences of team work. They also find hope in Ephesians 4 that we can all make the dream work 🙂

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

How to Be a Church Leader and Be Married at the Same Time! | #23 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Church Planter Chris Morton has been in and out of ministry for about 10 years, but he’s been single the whole time…until now! Kyle Sapp (former Youth Minister, and preaching minister in training) shares what he and his wife have learned from navigating ministry, mission and marriage.

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

Tommy Butler: 12 Years of Youth Minstry & Jesuits in Space! | #22 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Director of Student Ministries at Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church. In this interview, he discusses how to navigate tricky relationships among Church Staff.

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

Do Zuckerberg, Muslims or Guns Really Matter to Jesus? | #21 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Boy Scouts, Sharia Law and Philanthropy are just a few of the topics Chris and Kyle tiptoe around in this tour de force.

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

Paul Cartwright: Ministry Optimism After Crushing Disappointment | #20 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Paul Cartwright is the Youth and Family Minister at Pearland Church of Christ. In this interview, he discusses how he got called back into ministry after a crushing disappointment.

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

The Pain and Sweetness of Ministry and Mission | #19 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Sometimes you need a rehearsal. Chris drops his big “Everything is Changing!” bombshell. Then the guy’s practice for season 2 interviews. You’ll learn about our most difficult and delightful moments of ministry, and why we keep coming back.

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Young Adults and future Preaching Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

Ministry: It Gets Better | #18 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

The podcast about the pain and sweetness of mission and ministry returns! In the first episode of season two, Kyle drops a bombshell about how his life has changed. Looking back at how the first season of podcasting and their last few years of ministry they realize that everything gets better!

If you are unsure about your ministry future, take hope. If God can work through these guys, who knows what is possible!

Tear Gas and Gumdrops is Kyle Sapp (Former Youth Minister, with no new job title yet) and Chris Morton (Church Planter). If you appreciate this podcast, please take a moment to subscribe on iTunes and leave us a review. It helps a lot!

How I Spent My Summer Vacation…and Batman Talk | Season Two Teaser

How did you spend your summer vacation?

In this special teaser episode Kyle Sapp (Youth Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter) discuss the ramp up for season two. And talk about comic book movies. You’re welcome.

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Nones and Dones: Does the Church Still Have Anything to Offer? | #16 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

We know that people are opting out of church more and more. Even people that love Jesus.

Does the church still have anything to offer them? Kyle Sapp (Youth Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter) discuss if anyone is to blame, what to change and how they try to do mission and ministry in a world on nones and dones.

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Five Ways Churches Can Make Space For Depression | #15 Tear Gas & Gumdrops

Let’s be honest: Churches aren’t necessarily known for being ready to embrace those who are hurting, right?

Ironic, huh?

Kyle Sapp (Youth Minister) and Chris Morton (Church Planter) discuss their own personal experiences with depression and being the Church for all sorts of people.

Referenced in this episode, Chris’s blog post “What Will It Take to Become a Church for the Depressed?” and Parker Palmer’s Clearness Committee.

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