More than a conversation is dedicated to exploring ideas through conversing with interesting and innovative individuals. We discuss leadership, family, religion, theology, philosophy and so much more with faith-leaders, business people, authors, and whoever else may be willing to engage in more than a conversation.
#021 Brandon Key, Pastor of Graniteville Community Church of God
May 19 2020 • 69 min
Brandon Key is the pastor of Graniteville Community Church in Graniteville, South Carolina. Under his leadership, the church has grown remarkably. Pastor Key is quickly becoming recognized as a leader among pastors.
#020 Michael LaPierre, Candidate for U.S. Senate
May 17 2020 • 59 min
Michael LaPierre is an Ivy League educated, former Fortune 500 Executive, and retired baseball player who is running for Senate in South Carolina.
#019 Dr. Michael Heiser, author of Unseen Realm, scholar, speaker
Mar 26 2020 • 66 min
Dr. Michael Heiser is an author, speaker, scholar, and the host of the Naked Bible Podcast. He is graduate of the University of Pennsylvania (M.A., Ancient History) and the University of Wisconsin- Madison (M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew Bible and Semitic Studies). He has a dozen years of classroom teaching experience on the college level and another ten in distance education. Dr. Heiser is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at Logos Bible Software, a company that produces ancient text databases and other digital resources for study of the ancient world and biblical studies.
#018 Dr. Hugh Ross, astronomer, astrophyscist, author, founder of Reasons to Believe
Feb 10 2020 • 67 min
Astronomer and best-selling author Hugh Ross travels the globe speaking on the compatibility of advancing scientific discoveries with the timeless truths of Christianity. His organization, Reasons to Believe (RTB), is dedicated to demonstrating, via a variety of resources and events, that science and biblical faith are allies, not enemies.
#017 Matthew and Marsena Cunningham, Founders of Project Edinburgh, Missionaries to Scotland
Jan 21 2020 • 51 min
Matthew and Marsena Cunningham are the Founders of Project Edinburgh and missionaries to Scotland. They bring decades of pastoral experience and a heart to see the gospel brought to an increasingly secular nation.
#016 Heather Conley discusses Holidays, Materialism, and Toxic Family Dynamics
Nov 29 2019 • 35 min
A Thanksgiving evening discussion on Holidays, Materialism, and Toxic Family Dynamics with Heather Conley.
#015 Erik Corcoran, political activist, founder of Nehemiah Network
Nov 07 2019 • 33 min
Erik Corcoran, political activist, founder of the Nehemiah Network, and member of Ted Cruz's presidential campaign joins us to discuss the current state of politics in America and how the church should respond.
#014 Dr. Lester Agyei McCorn, President of Clinton College
Oct 16 2019 • 88 min
The Reverend Dr. Lester Agyei (Ahd-JAY-ee) McCorn is a visionary leader, scholar, author, activist and college president. He is the 13th President of Clinton College in Rock Hill, SC. He is a native of Worcester, Massachusetts. An alumnus of Morehouse College, Yale Divinity School and Chicago Theological Seminary, he holds the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) from United Theological Seminary. He is currently a candidate for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Ethical and Creative Leadership, with a concentration in Martin Luther King Jr. Studies and Social Change, at Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio. For several years, he served as an adjunct professor/mentor of doctoral students at United Seminary. Dr. McCorn is the author of “Standing on Holy Common Ground: An Africentric Ministry Approach to Prophetic Community Engagement.” (MMGI Press, Chicago). He had a 31-year career as a pastor in the A.M.E. Zion Church, including serving in the major cities of Boston, Chicago, Atlanta and Baltimore.
#013 Heather Conley, Founder of Intentionally Yours
Sep 17 2019 • 47 min
Heather Conley is a mom, wife, speaker, writer, and a self-described recovering perfectionist. On this episode she Joins Patrick in talking about how edited our personas are, the need for authenticity, and controlling the toxicity in our minds.
#012 Todd Sloggett, Author, Addictions Expert, Missionary to the Streets
Sep 03 2019 • 70 min
A conversation about addiction, the Church and much more!... Todd Sloggett is an author and well known urban ministry leader. He is the founder of Holiness Missions to America and the Saving Place. Pastor Sloggett oversees or consults for dozens of ministries spread across America.
#011 Kai Hardee, Pastor
Aug 30 2019 • 67 min
Kai Hardee joins us to talk about growing up in South Carolina, moving to North Dakota, the challenges of questioning his faith, and even what it is like to marry someone from a vastly different culture.
#010 Dr. Michael Brown, Author, Radio-Host, Academic, Apoligist, Speaker
Aug 22 2019 • 48 min
Michael L. Brown is the founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry in Concord, North Carolina, Director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally, syndicated talk radio show, the Line of Fire, as well as the host of the apologetics TV show, “Answering Your Toughest Questions,” which airs on the NRB TV network. He became a believer in Jesus in 1971 as a sixteen year-old, heroin-shooting, LSD-using Jewish rock drummer. Since then, he has preached throughout America and around the world, bringing a message of repentance, revival, reformation, and cultural revolution.He holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures from New York University and has served as a visiting or adjunct professor at Southern Evangelical Seminary, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (Charlotte), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Fuller Theological Seminary, Denver Theological Seminary, the King’s Seminary, and Regent University School of Divinity, and he has contributed numerous articles to scholarly publications, including the Oxford Dictionary of Jewish Religion and the Theological Dictionary of the Old Testament.Dr. Brown is the author of more than 35 books, including, Our Hands Are Stained with Blood: The Tragic Story of the “Church” and the Jewish People, which has been translated into more than twelve languages, the highly-acclaimed five-volume series, Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus, a commentary on Jeremiah, and numerous books on revival and Jesus revolution. His newest books are Jezebel’s War With America: The Plot to Destroy Our Country and What We Can Do to Turn the Tide (2019) and Not Afraid of the Antichrist: Why We Don’t Believe In a Pre-Tribulation Rapture (2019).Dr. Brown is a national and international speaker on themes of spiritual renewal and cultural reformation, and he has debated Jewish rabbis, agnostic professors, and gay activists on radio, TV, and college campuses. He is widely considered to be the world’s foremost Messianic Jewish apologist.
#009 Alexander Pagani, Best-Selling Author, Deliverance Minister, Pastor of Amazing Church
Aug 19 2019 • 76 min
Alexander Pagani is the best selling of author of The Secrets To Deliverance and The Secrets To Generational Curses. He's the founder of He Is Risen Tabernacle in Bronx NY (aka Amazing Church), an apostolic Bible teacher with keen insight into the realm of the demonic, generational curses, and deliverance. An internationally sought-after conference speaker, he takes an uncompromising approach to the Scriptures and has been involved in more than four hundred deliverance sessions. He has appeared on various television networks, including TBN, The Word Network and Adonai Television. An honorary graduate of Central Pentecostal Bible Institute, he carries a spirit of wisdom and discernment to unlock secrets of the kingdom with signs and wonders following his ministry. He currently lives in New York with his wife, Ibelize, and their sons, Apollos and Xavier.
#008 Bruce Deel, Founder of City of Refuge, Author, Pastor, Community Benevolence Pioneer
Aug 14 2019 • 39 min
As the founder and CEO of City of Refuge, Bruce Deel is bold, relentless and unyielding in the fight against poverty and the consequences it has in Atlanta, GA. He founded the organization in 1997 with a mission to help the broken, assist the at-risk, and prevent future crises. For the past 18 years, his mission has been to bring light, hope and transformation to Atlanta and other cities. Bruce brings a sincere level of passion and integrity for creating leaders within the community to continue the mission.Located in one of Georgia’s toughest neighborhoods, City of Refuge provides housing, medical and mental health care, educational training, vocational training, case management, a safe house for the victims of sex trafficking, an auto repair training center and a host of other services to the disenfranchised and homeless of the city. It’s housed in a sprawling 210,000 square foot warehouse, which serves as the base of operations. Since Bruce believes collaboration is an essential facet to positive life-changes, he has partnered with various local and national businesses to provide on-campus solutions in childcare, healthcare, and vocational training.
#007 Luke Rinehart, World-Class Martial Arts Instructor, Life Coach
Aug 06 2019 • 57 min
LUKE IS THE OWNER AND HEAD INSTRUCTOR AT THE CLINCH ACADEMY. HAVING TRAINED SINCE 1983 AND TEACHING SINCE 1993, LUKE BRINGS A PLETHORA OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE TO HIS STUDENTS. IN HIS YEARS OF TRAINING LUKE HAS EARNED BLACK BELTS IN TANG SOO DO, SELF-DEFENSE TACTICS & BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU. LUKE HAS ALSO STUDIED INTENSELY IN KENPO, KICKBOXING, MUAY THAI AS WELL AS OTHER GRAPPLING ARTS OUTSIDE OF BJJ. MARTIAL ARTS IS A PASSION FOR LUKE AND LIVING A LIFE THAT REFLECTS THE WARRIOR CODE IS EQUALLY IMPORTANT. AS A CHRISTIAN LUKE VIEWS THE WARRIOR CODE AS THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT MENTIONED IN GALATIANS 5…LOVE, JOY, PEACE, PATIENCE, KINDNESS, GOODNESS, GENTLENESS AND SELF-CONTROL. AGAINST THESE THERE IS NO LAW!
#006 J. Warner Wallace, Cold-case homicide detective, author, speaker, apologist
Jul 30 2019 • 67 min
J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline featured cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and best-selling author. He continues to consult on cold-case investigations while serving as a Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He is also an adjunct professor of apologetics at Biola University and a faculty member at Summit Ministries.
#005 Justin Reeder, Founder of LoveLife, entrepreneur, activist
Jul 22 2019 • 65 min
Justin Reeder is the founder of LoveLife, one of the nation's leading Christian pro-Life groups. Justin is also a business leader and entrepreneur. In this episode we discuss life, abortion, the legal landscape, spiritual warfare and even the time witches were sent to put curses on Justin and LoveLife.
#004 Quantel Lindsey, hip-hop artist, motivational speaker, and pastor.
Jul 15 2019 • 114 min
His hardscrabble upbringing led him to start selling hard drugs as a pre-teen. He walked a path of sin, violence, and addiction. Then he met Jesus. In this episode, hip-hop artist and pastor Quantel Lindsey, (Spare Change Entertainment) discusses race, gentrification, prison reform, restoration, deliverance, and so much more. From shoot-outs to being called out... from the jailhouse to the White House, this is more than a conversation with Quantel Lindsey.
#003 Mickey Bell, Comedian, Author, Pastor
Jul 08 2019 • 52 min
Mickey Bell is a hall of fame musical talent, author, pastor, and most recently a comedian. His work covers depression, restoration, and much more. In this episode Mickey shares his story and highlights some of the work he is currently engaging to help others who share his struggle.
#002 Steven Day, Missionary to Honduras
Jul 03 2019 • 55 min
Steven Day, along with his wife, Candace, and their three children are full-time missionaries who reside in Honduras. In this Episode, Steven discusses the difficulties of moving to Honduras as well as the work there. He also talks about going broke trying to be a missionary, the way travel has changed his worldview, and what the church should be doing for missionaries.