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We are the church. Not the building. Not the name. Us. The People. As Christians, we’re called to strive to be the church 365 days a year. Join Pastors Andrew Murch and Tyler Clarensau every week as they discuss life as Christians on mission, tackle different “ologies,” recommend books, and answer your questions.

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Episode 56: The Attractional Church

It's Holy Week, and we're talking about the Attractional Church. How "big" do we get on Easter Sunday? How do we get those Easter folks to come back to our church? Should we try? Today we talk about this... and Christian billboards.
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Episode 90: Thanksgiving with the Ex-Youth Pastors

How do we celebrate Thanksgiving? By figuring out what we'd sound like drunk, talking about riots, and rapping Dr. Seuss. Join the Ex-Youth Pastors and the TBTC guys as they come together for this special Thanksgiving episode.
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Episode 173: Organizational Leadership

This week on the To Be The Church Podcast, Andrew and Tyler are discussing organizational leadership. The guys talk about leading a church staff,...
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Episode 162: Quitting Church and MultiChurch Youth Ministry

This week, Andrew and Tyler respond to an article from a pastor calling people to "quit the Church." The guys also answer a listener question...
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Episode 99: Bob Kauflin on True Worshipers

As part of the TBTC Book Club, we talk to pastor/author/musician Bob Kauflin about his book, True Worshipers. We ask him your questions, some...
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Episode 88: A Week in Haiti

This week, Tyler interviews Courtney about her recent short-term mission to Haiti. She tells us about the country's history, current socio-economic climate, and tells us how she is living out being the church.
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Episode 77: Keep It To Yourself

Tyler has a Facebook friend he wants to confront, and Andrew wonders if he can have his own opinions.
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Episode 121: The Church Music Matters Podcast

This week, Tyler introduces the Church Music Matters Podcast. This new podcast is centered around music in the Church, musical worship songwriting, and liturgy....
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Episode 147: Lyrical Analysis

This week, Andrew and Tyler are analyzing a couple songs and talking about the importance of what the local church sings. RESOURCES: Episode 36 CONTACT US: podcast@tobethechurch.com, facebook.com/tobethechurch & twitter.com/tobethechurch
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Episode 34: Alcohol

Should a Christian drink alcohol? Can a Christian drink alcohol? How much alcohol should a Christian drink? These are questions that pastors get every day. Join us as two pastors (one who drinks and one who does not) talk about this matter of conscience.

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