Leader Talk w/ The Skit Guys

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LEAD222 Podcast | Celebration


Leader Talk w/ Julie Westburg & Susan Fisher

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LEAD222 Podcast : Celebration


Leader Talk w/ Chris Tomlin | Nov. 2011

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LEAD222 Podcast | Celebration


Worthy of Celebration?

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Worthy of Celebration?  By Dave Keehn (Associate Professor, Biola University) The holidays are quickly being thrust upon us.  The day after Halloween, my local shopping malls had already erected Christmas decorations.  Thanksgiving has been pushed aside for the shopping holiday, Black Friday.  All of this has left me pondering all the other things we celebrate. […]



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I was in third grade sitting at my desk doing my school work.  I had this sense someone was watching me over my shoulder, and sure enough my teacher reached down and picked my paper up off my desk.  A little nervous, I wasn’t sure what she was going to do.  To my delight, she […]


Celebrate in your ministry

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Everyone seems to love to celebrate things. Sports victories, holidays, birthdays, promotions, etc… If we were asked if we like to celebrate things we would all say yes, of course! Who doesn’t love some cake, balloons, and a pat on the back after a great win? The problem is, as much as we say we […]


Upcoming Podcasts

2015-2016 Lineup

Value: Authentic Community - Topic: Moving Forward - Vision

Bo Boshers is President of LEAD222 and is recognized as a national leader and influencer of youth ministry around the world. He served for 20 years as Executive Director of Student Ministries at Willow Creek Community Church and the Willow Creek Association which influences over 20,000 churches.

Bo is a best-selling author, motivational speaker and trainer. His passion and vision is to lead and coach youth workers to mentor students who will reach their generation for Christ.


Release Date: September 1st, 2015

Value: Celebration - Topic: Celebration and Leadership

 Scott Condict has been in student ministry for over 16 years, recently returning to his home state of Oklahoma where he serves as Youth Pastor at Life Church - Oklahoma City. Previous to that he was on staff four years as Student Minister at Sagemont Church in Houston, TX. Scott has a master of divinity from Southwestern Baptist theological seminary. He has been married to his beautiful wife Susie for 14 years. They have three great kids: Abby, Trent, and Cale. Scott is not only passionate about seeing students lead, but also helping volunteers develop themselves in order to lead students.  


Release Date - Oct. 1st, 2015

Skill: Teaching – Topic: Teaching to Make a Difference

Steve Keels, Student Ministries Pastor for 32 years; Next Generation Pastor, Good Shepherd Community Church, Boring, Oregon; author; Truth Quest books.

Release Date: Nov 1st, 2015

Value: Kingdom Impact - Topic: Share the Good News – the Hope of the World.

Gary Schwammlein is currently the President and CEO of the Willow Creek Association. He is a former corporate executive, building and leading companies in many countries. Before taking the role of President, he had 16 years of experience at WCA where he helped expand the organization beyond the borders of the United States to 90 countries.


Release Date: January 4th, 2016

Value: Healthy Families - Topic: Healthy Families/ Home Field

Meghan Landi

Meghan is 100% homegrown in the Midwestern state of Illinois.  After narrowly surviving the awkward phases of junior high and high school in a small town, Meghan went on to play softball at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois, where she graduated with a BA in business marketing.  It was also there that she met her future husband.  Meghan married Joe Landi in 2006 and they were blessed with their son, Logan, in 2010.  In 2009, Joe was hired from within their church to be the Director of Student Ministries, and thus life for Meghan as a pastor’s wife began.  Not knowing what that even meant and having little preparation, the first 2 years of being a pastor’s wife left Meghan spiritually drained and feeling isolated.  By God’s grace and the discovery of Lead222, Meghan and Joe have grown in their marriage and ministry, through intentional and authentic mentoring relationships.  Meghan now coaches the women spouses (aka pastors’ wives) community at Lead222 and works as Operations Manager for The Miracle League of Joliet, a non-profit baseball league for children and young adults with disabilities.  Meghan’s love for Jesus and compassion for others compels her to love and serve in many areas of her church and community.  

Release Date - February 1st, 2016

Value: Healthy Families - Topic: Healthy Families/ Home Field

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Value: Kingdom Impact - Topic: Making a Kingdom Impact

Sheila Walsh is a powerful Bible teacher and best-selling author from Scotland, with over four million books sold. Starting out as a contemporary Christian singer in the early 1980s, she is now a featured speaker with Women of Faith conferences, and has reached more than five million women by combining honesty, vulnerability, and humor with God’s Word. Her passion, to see lives reclaimed and transformed by the power of God’s Word, is contagious. Sheila lives in Texas with her husband, her son, and her two little dogs.


Release Date: April 1st, 2016

Value: Spiritual Integrity – Topic – Catalyst Leader – H3 Leadership

Brad Lomenick was the leader and director of Catalyst and the Catalyst conference and movement for twelve years. He has now moved to a strategic advisor role with Catalyst, along with several other organizations. He has written, The Catalyst Leader and just released H3 Leadership. ttp://


Release Date: May 1st, 2016

Value: Kingdom Impact – Topic: Leaning In to What Makes a Difference

Handel Smith served as a high level executive for Verizon in the Washington, DC area, working in the corporate world for over twenty-five years. In 2014, he took a major salary cut to engage as Chief Executive Officer for North American Ministries of a church movement to communicate the good news around the world. He is married to Vickey, and they reside with their two children in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.


Release Date: June 1st, 2016

Value: Spiritual Integrity – Topic: Hearing God

Francis Chan is known for speaking at major national and international events and conferences, including Catalyst, and Passion. He has written several books which are popular among leaders, including Crazy LoveForgotten GodErasing Hell, and Multiply. Chan donates most of his income to various charities, especially toward organizations that rescue sex slaves in foreign countries. Francis is married to Lisa Chan, and they have five children.


Release Date: July 1st, 2016

Skill: Crucial Conversations – Topic: How to Lead Up

Troy Murphy is known to many as a pastor, but still others as a creative consulting business entrepreneur, church planter, chaplain of the Green Bay Packers, motivational speaker and former U.S. Marine. Troy’s natural speaking ability allows him to relate to the Church and the world in these crucial times in new and unique ways.


Release Date: Aug 1st, 2016