The EFCA Network Podcast

The mission of the EFCA Network is to encourage all EFCA Leaders as part of the collaborative culture of our movement. The goal of this podcast is to share some of the best ideas, ministries and programs from around the EFCA.

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Prepared - EFCA Women

Thursday Dec 22, 2022

Thursday Dec 22, 2022

Tammy Medders interviews Gloria Grell about this new opportunity for women in the EFCA. Prepared is a gospel-centered, affordable, accessible and systematic two-year equipping program for women in ministry leadership or preparing to serve in ministry leadership, locally or globally. 

EFCA Recovery Church

Wednesday Dec 14, 2022

Wednesday Dec 14, 2022

In 1990 the EFCA Ministerial Association started a program to help pastors who had fallen into sin or experienced burnout in ministry, as a place to help them recover. Greg Strand, Linton Lundeen (Des Moines, IA) and Jason Harms (Tampa, FL) join Darin to share their perspectives and experience on this life-changing ministry. Click here to learn more or to start your process of recovery!

Monday Nov 07, 2022

Kevin Watterson joins Darin along with Glen Schrieber (Southeast District Superintendent) and John Secrest (pastor in Naples, FL) to share the history and heartbeat of EFCA's Crisis Response ministry. Step into the devastation of Hurricane Ian in SW Florida and be inspired by the opportunity events like this can be for calling believers to outreach ministry and multiplying transformational churches!

TEDS - the EFCA Seminary

Friday Nov 04, 2022

Friday Nov 04, 2022

An interview with the Dean of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Dr. David Pao with Chieng Yuan, former President of the Chinese Evangelical Free Church and current board member with the EFCA Network. The two discuss the convictions and distinctions of TEDS that make it a stronghold of evangelical truth while remaining a practical training ground for 21st century pastors and leaders.

Thursday Oct 20, 2022

The foundation and fuel of our movement is theological truth. As leaders in the EFCA we are commissioned to "guard the deposit" entrusted to us. Why is credentialing important? How has it helped you? How have you seen it serve the movement and beyond? The Network Board has a discussion with Dr. Greg Strand, our Director of Theology and Credentialing. We conclude with a brief description of how the licensing and ordination process works. What is your next step? How can you encourage someone else?

Wednesday Sep 21, 2022

Global Fingerprints is the child sponsorship program of the EFCA. GF founder, Greg Norwine, shares the story of how this ministry started in 2004 and how it has spread into 11 countries, sponsoring 5,000 children (and growing). Maria Cariaga is the site coordinator for GF in Manila, Philippines. She shares what the ministry looks like there in  Manila as part of their partnership with an EFCA church!

EFCA Network Podcast Promo

Wednesday Sep 21, 2022

Wednesday Sep 21, 2022

The Network board presents some of our favorite programs and ministries within the EFCA, which we plan to highlight in this first season of our podcast. We will interview EFCA leaders and ministry teams to hear what they are doing, how the Lord is using them and how others could get involved. Plan on episodes highlighting credentialing, Global Fingerprints, Reach Global's Global Equipping, Crisis Response; TIU and TEDS updates and more!


Spreading Encouragement

What is your favorite program or ministry within the EFCA? We want to share the best ideas, best practices and most compelling God stories as we seek to spread the "good infection" of contagious kingdom ministry! Contact a Network Board member to share your favorite program or idea!


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