Art of the Sermon Episode 019: Podcasting for Pastors and Ministries – An Interview with Jonathan Howe

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Guest: Jonathan Howe – Director of Strategic Initiatives at LifeWay, Host of Rainer on Leadership and SBC This Week podcasts
General Topic: Podcasting for Pastors and Ministries

Introduction to Jonathan and his work (0:30)
Philosophy of communication (1:56)
History with podcasting (3:09)
Relationship between blog and podcast audiences (5:32)
Benefits of podcasting (7:27)
Cautions with podcasting (9:07)
Finding your niche (10:37)
Editing your podcast (12:06)
Length of show (15:14)
Intangibles and what makes a good show (17:43)
Jonathan’s podcasting set-up (19:43)
Jonathan’s podcasting process (21:59)
Toughest and favorite projects (24:55)
Finding New Ideas (26:16)
Impactful preachers and communicators (27:06)
Influential books, media, podcasts (28:37)
Recommended Follows (30:27)
How to follow Jonathan (31:26)

Links to things mentioned in the episode

Rainer on Leadership Podcast
SBC This Week Podcast
The Podcast Answer Man
5 Leadership Questions Episode with Jonathan
Hardcore History Podcast
99% Invisible Podcast
Howe Original Blog Post on Podcasting Equipment
Blue Icicle XLR to USB Adaptor
Serial Podcast
Blueberry Podcasting Plugin
Howe Original Blog Post on New Ideas
Men in Blazers Podcast
Platform by Michael Hyatt
The Automatic Customer by John Warrillow
The Happy Rant Podcast
5 Leadership Questions Podcast
City Church Sermon Podcast
Imago Dei Sermon Podcast

Reaching out to our guest (Jonathan’s blog)
@Jonathan_Howe (Twitter)

Next Episode arrives July 21, 2016!

We reflect and build on the conversation with Jonathan Howe, including a look at Dan’s podcasting process.

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