Author: Grant Vissers

YCLP 026: Joy Lane and Andrew Beal Talk Accountability

Joy Lane and Andrew Beal are back! Andrew serves Young Church Leaders as the Content Manager and Joy as the Photography Manager. They are a huge part of what we do! In this episode, we talk about accountability and why it matters so much in ministry today. Welcome to episode 26 of the Young Church Leaders Podcast with Grant Vissers! Show Notes Guest Links Follow Joy on Instagram. and Facebook Follow Andrew on Twitter, and Instagram. and  Facebook   Takeaways from the Episode 1. Left Alone We Become the Worst Versions of Ourselves Let’s face it, when left alone, we all have a tendency to...

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YCLP 025: Brady Shearer on Leveraging the Greatest Communication Shift in 500 Years to Reach More People

Brady is the founder and CEO of Pro Church Tools, an online resource to help you develop skills to reach people online. Brady used his passion for church media to start Pro Church Tools, Nucleus – a new way to build church websites, and Storytape which gives users access to stock video footage from around the world. Brady is an entrepreneur and leader who noticed a shift in communication and is working hard to help local church leverage that shift to reach more people.   Welcome to episode 25 of the Young Church Leaders Podcast with Grant Vissers!  ...

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YCLP 024: Mac Lake on Growing Emotionally Healthy Leaders

Mac Lake is a Lead Navigator at Auxano, an organization that helps develop actionable plans for articulating, planning, and integrating vision into church cultures. Mac is also the Lead Architect of the Pipeline Development Process.   Mac’s passion is growing leaders for the local church. “Every time I hear Bill Hybels say ‘The local church is the hope of the world’ my heart comes out of my chest and it increases my sense of urgency for developing leaders who produce leaders.” – Mac Lake In this episode, we talk about developing emotionally healthy leaders whose leadership multiplies by growing other...

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YCLP 023: Pete Scazzero on Emotionally Healthy Discipleship

Pete Scazzero is the founder of New Life Fellowship Church in Queens, New York City, a large, multiracial church with more than seventy-three countries represented. After serving as senior pastor for twenty-six years, Pete now serves as a teaching pastor/pastor at large. He is the author of The Emotionally Healthy Leader and two bestselling books: The Emotionally Healthy Church and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. He is also the co-author of The Emotionally Healthy Spirituality Course and The Emotionally Healthy Relationships Course.   Pete is co-founder, along with Geri, of Emotionally Healthy Spirituality (, a global ministry active in over twenty-five countries....

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YCLP 022: Konnie Vissers on Spending Time with God

Konnie is a Pastor, writer and blogger who lives north of Toronto Canada. She is passionate about seeing people meet Jesus and reach their potential as disciple-making disciples. She has written on the pastoral care of women and children in crisis and also enjoys a good cup of coffee. Konnie is married to the host of the Young Church Leaders Podcast and together they are expecting their first child. Literally. Any. Day. In this episode, we talk about how Konnie has carved out a great routine for spending time with God in the midst of a busy lifestyle; as...

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