The Ridge Community Church
By The Ridge Community Church
The Ridge Community ChurchMar 21, 2023
How Groups Help Your Life | Interview with Chris Feinas
Chris helps lead our Ridge Group leaders as a Coach. Chris’s story is particularly cool because he recently moved down to Florida, but believes in Groups so much that he still helps leader Ridge Group leaders digitally. In our conversation, Chris shares his own personal story of how small groups have made an impact in his life, why he believe in them, his observations about why its difficult for men in particular to join a small group, and more.
More than a Man?
Week 2 of our "Permission to Deconstruct" series.
Answering Your Questions (Part 2) | Interview with Mark Weigt
Lead Pastor of The Ridge Mark Weigt answers your questions in this podcast episode.
Permission to Rebuild
Week 1 of our "Permission to Deconstruct" series.
Answering Your Questions (Part 1) | Interview with Mark Weigt
Lead Pastor of The Ridge Mark Weigt answers your questions in this podcast episode. We talk about what to do if you don’t agree with something in the Bible, how we handle having questions about faith, and more.
Week 4 of our "On the Run" series.
How Do You Make New Friends When You Move? | Interview with Evan Schwartz
Evan Schwartz joins the podcast to give some insights into what he has learned about making new friends after several moves across the country.
Send Evan an email at Eschwartz@theridgecc.com
Week 3 of our "On the Run" series.
100 Podcast Interviews | With John Larsen
In Too Deep
Week 2 of our "On the Run" series.
What Has Running Marathons Taught You about Life & Faith? | Interview with Victor Vilar
Greenfield Ridge Kids Director Victor Vilar has run several marathons and has spent several years as a High School cross country and track coach. Victor shares what he has learned about life and faith from his time running.
Running from God
Week 1 of our "On the Run" series.
How to Help Your Kids Get Ready to Go Back to School | Interview with Tyler & Andrea Volkers
Inferno part 2
Week 2 of our "Inferno" series.
Advice That's Helped Our Marriage | Interview with Darcy & Cody
Darcy & Cody Sromek been married for 6 years, have 2 young kids that you might hear in some point in the conversation, and share some insights and perspective that have been helpful in their marriage. They share what they wish they knew going into marriage, how they’ve had to learn and grow, what its like when kids enter the picture, and more.
Want to ask Mark a question? Ask Here
Inferno part 1
Week 1 of our "Inferno" series.
Leading from the Stage | Interview with Felicia Fink
Music Specialist at The Ridge , Felicia Fink shares her story of joining the band, learning to lead others, and how her understanding of faith and leadership has changed over time.
Want to ask Mark a question? Ask Here
Week 3 of our "Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth" series.
From Volunteer to Director | Interview with Amanda Zins
The Ridge Kids Director of Oak Creek – Franklin Campus, Amanda Zins, shares her story of how she started coming to the Ridge, her journey from volunteer to director, and what she has learned along the way.
Week 2 of our "Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth" series.
Behind the Scenes of At the Movies | Interview with Jodi Tonarelli
Ridge Executive Pastor Jodi Tonarelli joins the podcast to share some of the Behind the Scenes information about At the Movies. She shares why we do this series, how it connects with the way Jesus taught, and some fun parts of how we make everything happen.
Week 1 of our "Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth" series.
Save Your Business
Week 2 of our "Mind Your Own Business" series.
Compassion Over the Summer | Interview with Kelly Eger
Ridge Compassion Director Kelly Eger joins the podcast to share updates on compassion and you can be involved over the summer.
Invite God into your business
Week 1 of our "Mind Your Own Business" series.
3 Books that Impacted My Faith | Interview with Tyler Volkers
The Ridge’s Online Pastor Tyler Volkers, shares 3 of the books that have made the biggest impact on his faith and why they made that impact. He also shares how he reads to grow and learn along with some more fun stuff as well.
Special Guest, Jon Horst
A special Father's Day event, featuring special guest, Jon Horst.
Going From Curious to Committed | Interview with Dale & Erica
Week 4 of our "Lost Cause" series.
Why Do Relationships Matter to Us? | Interview with Evan & Carrie Schwartz
In todays episode, we are joined the Greenfield Worship Pastor at The Ridge, Evan Schwartz and his wife Carrie. This is the second half of our conversation, during the first half of the conversation Evan and Carrie they shared their story of how they got to The Ridge, and how they knew God was calling them to come here, so if you missed that you catch up with the last episode. In the second half of the conversation, they share some of their faith story, why relationships are so important to them, and how they invest in others.
Groups -- https://www.theridgecc.com/groups
Week 4 of our "Lost Cause" series.
Listening to God’s Call | Interview with Evan & Carrie Schwartz
In todays episode, we are joined the Greenfield Worship Pastor at The Ridge, Evan Schwartz and his wife Carrie. This conversation is going to be a two part episode. During the first half of the conversation Evan and Carrie share their story of how they got to The Ridge and how they knew God was calling them to come here.
Witness and Power
Week 2 of our "Lost Cause" series.
How Do We Walk through Infertility and Adoption? | Interview with Mark & Donna Weigt
Mark & Donna Weigt share their journey of struggling to have biological children and deciding to adopt. They discuss how they walk couples through the process, advice for how to communicate well, and more.
Week 1 of our "Lost Cause" series.
How to Heal After a Miscarriage | Interview with Mark & Donna Weigt
The Struggle is Real with My Purpose
Week 5 of "The Struggle is Real" series.
What Is It like to Struggle with Your Gender Identity? | Interview with Mia
In this episode Mia joins the podcast to share her journey of struggling with her gender identity.
In this conversation, our goal is not to take a political stand or promote an agenda, but rather to understand what it's like for a person to struggle with their gender identity and their faith. The local church should be the safest place to talk through difficult things. Our hope is that this will lead us closer to having greater compassion and understanding. So, our ask of you is that during this conversation, set aside any political stance and listen with an open perspective as Mia shares her story.
I Struggle with Gender Identity
Week 4 of "The Struggle Is Real" series.
Overcoming Shame (Part Two) | Interview with Ryan Worley
LPC Ryan Worley joins the podcast to talk about shame. In part two, he shares what shame is, how its different from guilt, and how it can affect us. Ryan is going to share how we go about healing from shame, what we can do to prevent shame, and more.
The Struggle Is Real with My Kids
Week 3 of "The Struggle Is Real " series.
Overcoming Shame (Part One) | Interview with Ryan Worley
LPC Ryan Worley joins the podcast to talk about shame. In part one, he shares what shame is, how its different from guilt, and how it can affect us.
The Struggle Is Real in My Marriage
Week 2 of "The Struggle Is Real" series.
Following Jesus in College | Interview with Madison Lenzke
Madison graduated from Trinity college in 2022 and has a great perspective on what its like to follow Jesus in college. While the majority of the conversation focuses on her experience in college, you will find that many of the things that she shares will be helpful for parents with college students or soon to be college students, high schoolers getting ready for college, and really anyone leaving their parent or guardians home for the first time.
Who Am I
Week 1 of "The Struggle Is Real" series.
How Do I Start to Pray for Others? | Interview with Dave Dodge
The Care Pastor at The Ridge, Dave Dodge, joins the podcast to share why its important to pray for others how to start doing it.
The message from "Easter at the Ridge 2023."
How Do You Talk about the Unusual Parts of Following Jesus? | Interview with Mark Weigt
The Lead pastor of The Ridge, Mark Weigt, joins the podcast to talk about how to talk about the unusual parts of following Jesus. More specifically, how do you talk about some of the parts of following Jesus that sound strange or weird to someone who doesn’t follow Jesus. And more specifically, how do you talk about these things with someone who doesn’t follow Jesus, but you’re trying to help them get there. We talk about the supernatural, the resurrection of Jesus, the difference between weird and counter cultural and more.
More Your One resources at https://www.theridgecc.com/yourone
Week 7 of our "Against the Grain" series.
Making Unpopular Parenting Decisions | Interview with Amanda & Victor
Ridge Kids Directors, Amanda Zins at our Oak Creek Franklin Campus and Victor Vilar at our Greenfield campus. Chat about making unpopular parenting choices, feeling the pressure to make certain decisions as a parent, and how to talk to your kids about a rule that may be different from another families.