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The Ferment Podcast

By Adam Russell

Welcome to the Ferment Podcast - Conversations about Worship and Transformation. In this wide ranging podcast our host Adam Russell sits down with thought leaders, creatives, entrepreneurs, and other innovators digging into their personal stories of spiritual transformation. Current roster of guests include John Mark McMillan, David Ruis, and many others.

  1. 1.
    Jacob Heppner - CrossFit Games Athlete - The Benefit of Doing Hard Things Everyday11/23/2020
    41:06
  2. 2.
    POLITICS! - A Mirror and An Invitation11/16/2020
    1:33:48
  3. 3.
    SPECIAL REPOST - Brian Zahnd - All Politics MUST Submit to Jesus11/09/2020
    1:14:47
  4. 4.
    Mack Brock - Jesus Always Makes Space For Us11/02/2020
    50:48
  5. 5.
    Transcendence, Surprise, and Creative Process - John Mark McMillan and Pastor Ted Kim10/26/2020
    1:08:02
  6. 6.
    Trisha Taylor - As Long as We Remain Defensive, We'll Remain Unchanged10/19/2020
    45:17
  7. 7.
    Vineyard Global Family - Maria Hinge from Vineyard Nordic Worship10/12/2020
    1:14:02
  8. 8.
    Episode 100!!10/05/2020
    1:13:06
  1. 9.
    Pie, Parenting and Politics - Q&A with Heather and Adam09/28/2020
    1:03:43
  2. 10.
    Vineyard Global Family - Michael Ureña and Mariella Solís - The Future is Connected09/21/2020
    1:09:10
  3. 11.
    Aarti Sequeira - Hospitality and the Spiritual Dynamics of Food09/14/2020
    1:02:22
  4. 12.
    Edgar King - The Vineyard Global Family and Singing in the Language of Our Hearts09/07/2020
    59:39
  5. 13.
    Brian Doerksen - We're Exchanging Intimacy With God For Intensity08/31/2020
    1:09:16
  6. 14.
    Brian Zahnd - All Politics MUST Submit to Jesus08/24/2020
    1:16:16
  7. 15.
    Leslie Jordan - Finding Our Original Voice as Songwriters08/17/2020
    52:07
  8. 16.
    Susan O’Brien - Listening To The Slow Work Of God In Our Lives08/10/2020
    1:08:49
  9. 17.
    Chris McClarney - Paying Attention To God’s Metrics For Success08/03/2020
    58:55
  10. 18.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Dr. Caleb Maskell - theologian, worship pastor, leader of the Society of Vineyard Scholars - Releasing The Outcomes And Facing Jesus07/30/2020
    1:00:42
  11. 19.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Dr. Brittany Kim - Old Testament scholar and adjunct professor - What Do We Do With The Old Testament07/27/2020
    1:10:39
  12. 20.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - John Kim - investor, entrepreneur, and co-pastor of The166 - It's A Wonderful Thing To Be Called Into Business07/23/2020
    1:12:49
  13. 21.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Hannah DeSpain - vocalist and worship leader - Worship in Seasons of Suffering07/20/2020
    58:40
  14. 22.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Sam Yoder - ex-Old Order Amish songwriting chiropractor and author of All Things Rise - Jesus, Bob Dylan, and Carl Sagan07/16/2020
    1:12:35
  15. 23.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Carol Wimber-Wong - Co-Founder of the Vineyard Movement - Everyone Needs To Be In Their Place For The Sake Of The Body Of Christ07/13/2020
    59:54
  16. 24.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - David Ruis - songwriter, worship leader, creative catalyst - Our Worship Has To Be Anchored In Compassion And Justice07/09/2020
    1:02:56
  17. 25.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Tina Colón Williams - vocalist, worship pastor, immigration attorney - Don't Be Afraid To Occupy Your Own Voice07/06/2020
    54:17
  18. 26.
    FROM THE ARCHIVES - Jared Boyd - pastor, spiritual director, and founder of The Order of Sustainable Faith - Discernment, Spiritual Direction, And Playing The Long Game07/02/2020
    1:06:02
  19. 27.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Kim McNeal - We’re Going To Carry Our Ethnicity Into Eternity, We Better Learn To Have These Hard Conversations Now06/29/2020
    59:08
  20. 28.
    What Is God Inviting Us Into In This Season? - Pastoral Reflections From The First Six Months Of 2020 - Adam and Heather Russell06/22/2020
    43:35
  21. 29.
    John Barnett - worship leader and prolific songwriter - author of Holy And Anointed One, Father Of Lights and many others - The Gift And Legacy Of Worship In The Vineyard Movement06/15/2020
    1:14:00
  22. 30.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Gary Dawkins - site pastor for the Vineyard Church in Syracuse, NY - We Don’t Just Wait For The Kingdom To Come, We DO Justice06/12/2020
    1:12:09
  23. 31.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Josh Williams - lead pastor of the Elm City Vineyard and Vineyard USA executive team member - God Gathers Rooms That Require A Leadership That Only Comes From Him06/11/2020
    1:10:14
  24. 32.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Shyla and Leon Powell - worship leaders, married couple - There’s A Difference Between, “All Are Welcome Here”, And "This Was Created With You In Mind"06/10/2020
    1:11:27
  25. 33.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Joshua Miller - pastor, worship leader, and songwriter - Everyone Should Be Uncomfortable At Some Point06/09/2020
    59:26
  26. 34.
    Black Voices In The Vineyard - Geno Olison - co-lead pastor of the South Suburban Vineyard and leader of Vineyard USA's Diversity Initiative - How Can We Be Grieved And Heartbroken But Not Ready? Doing The Hard Work Of Racial Reconciliation06/08/2020
    1:06:52
  27. 35.
    Paul Baloche - worship leader, songwriter, and Integrity Music recording artist - Staying In The Habit Of Connecting With God Through Song - Lessons From A Master Worship Songwriter06/01/2020
    1:11:50
  28. 36.
    Corey Voss - worship pastor, songwriter, and Integrity Music recording artist - Finding Your Voice As A Songwriter And Daring To Suck05/25/2020
    51:14
  29. 37.
    Putty Putman - pastor, conference speaker, and leader of The School of Kingdom Ministry - Following The Leading Of The Holy Spirit And Finding God In The “Seinfeld” Time05/18/2020
    1:11:39
  30. 38.
    COVID Check-In - The New Normal - What’s Next For Our Churches? - Jay Pathak - lead pastor of the Mile High Vineyard in Denver, CO05/14/2020
    29:18
  31. 39.
    Harmony Smith - Director of Worship for Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland - Raising Up A Generation Of Worship Leaders Who Know How To Discern The Voice Of The Lord05/11/2020
    59:52
  32. 40.
    COVID Check-In - Dr. Elizabeth O. Pierre - licensed professional counselor and assistant professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling and Counseling Psychology at North Park University in Chicago, IL05/07/2020
    28:35
  33. 41.
    Matt Redman - well known worship leader and songwriter - The Throne Room of God Is Not Just A Place Of Reverence, It’s A Place Of Refuge05/04/2020
    29:25
  34. 42.
    COVID Check-In New Jersey with Phil Chorlian - pastor of the North Jersey Vineyard and COVID-19 survivor04/30/2020
    29:10
  35. 43.
    Cody Carnes - worship leader and songwriter - Keeping Your Antenna Up As A Songwriter - Behind The Song “The Blessing”04/27/2020
    50:11
  36. 44.
    COVID Check-In Seattle with Pastors John and Judith Hix04/23/2020
    25:58
  37. 45.
    Stu G - guitarist, songwriter, producer, and founding member of Delirious? - When You’re At The Bottom Of Life, You’re Blessed - The Beatitudes Project04/20/2020
    52:17
  38. 46.
    COVID Check-In with Hal Donaldson - CEO of Convoy of Hope04/16/2020
    27:34
  39. 47.
    Jesse Duley - worship pastor and training co-ordinator for Vineyard Worship UK & I - Embracing Sabbath - How I Stopped Treating God Like A Drug04/13/2020
    54:43
  40. 48.
    COVID Check-In NYC - John and Kara Kim - pastors of the 166 in Midtown Manhattan04/09/2020
    24:47
  41. 49.
    Steve Cuss - pastor and author of Managing Leadership Anxiety Yours & Theirs - Problems Aren’t Just Inside Us, They’re Between Us - Understand The Nature Of Chronic Anxiety04/06/2020
    1:10:22
  42. 50.
    Susanne “Soose” Courtney - worship leader and broadcast journalist for the BBC - Forgiveness Is A Concept We Really Need Right Now03/30/2020
    1:09:28
  43. 51.
    Something Old, Something New, Something Continuous, Something For Everyone, And Something For Today - Building Set Lists With Mike O’Brien03/23/2020
    23:14
  44. 52.
    COVID-19 - Leading Our Families, Our Churches, And Ourselves Through This Time And Asking Big Questions - Adam and Heather Russell03/20/2020
    44:23
  45. 53.
    Mark Fields - Director of Global & Intercultural Ministry for Vineyard USA - The Holy Spirit Brings The Healing In The Perfect Way - Stories From A Worldwide Church Planting Movement03/16/2020
    44:31
  46. 54.
    Andy Squyres - singer/songwriter, author of “Cherry Blossoms” - The Songwriter’s Journey - Lessons From A Master Writer03/09/2020
    1:04:10
  47. 55.
    Jim Zartman - producer and co-founder of The Art of Growth podcast - Diving Into The Enneagram03/02/2020
    1:03:42
  48. 56.
    Stephen Roach - host of the Makers & Mystics podcast and founder of The Breath & The Clay creative arts movement, an international community of artists and creatives - The Artist Helps Us See The World Through New Eyes02/24/2020
    51:52
  49. 57.
    Darren and Jessie Clarke - worship leaders, podcasters and writers of “I Love Your Presence” - Songs Come From A Specific Space, Time, And Creative Community02/17/2020
    1:44:00
  50. 58.
    Hunger Is The Soil From Which Intimate Worship Grows - Kingdom Worship Values - A Conversation With Casey Corum02/10/2020
    48:04
  51. 59.
    Mike O’Brien - worship pastor, songwriter, and director of the Vineyard School of Worship - The Eucharist Is A Place That Says “Hey, You’re Not Alone"02/03/2020
    1:45:06
  52. 60.
    Terry Butler - veteran Vineyard songwriter, worship pastor at Vineyard Community Church in Pomona, CA - Making Room Around The Table - Lessons From A Master Disciple-maker01/27/2020
    46:59
  53. 61.
    David Berguño - songwriter and worship pastor at Iglesia Viña Las Condes in Santiago, Chile - We Need To Be Seen Not Just Observed01/20/2020
    1:16:55
  54. 62.
    Lauri Varieur - former VP of Creative/Visual for fashion brands BCBGMAXAZRIA and Donna Karan and co-lead pastor at Vineyard Fullerton - Partnering With Jesus In The World Of Fashion01/13/2020
    59:11
  55. 63.
    Chris Lizotte - songwriter and worship leader - Simplicity, Hard Won Lessons, And Being The Same Person Everywhere You Go01/06/2020
    1:02:41
  56. 64.
    Mitchell Maldonado - multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and media director at Vineyard Boise - Making Records And Why You Need A Producer11/25/2019
    1:16:19
  57. 65.
    Josh Williams - lead pastor of the Elm City Vineyard and Vineyard USA executive team member - God Gathers Rooms That Require A Leadership That Only Comes From Him11/18/2019
    1:10:14
  58. 66.
    John Elmer - church planter and pastor of the Syracuse Vineyard - If The Lord Calls You, It's Worth It Even If You Fail11/11/2019
    1:00:22
  59. 67.
    Matt Nall - drummer, producer, and worship leader - It All Begins With Listening - Practical Wisdom From The Drummer's Chair11/04/2019
    1:30:46
  60. 68.
    Josh Baldwin - worship leader and songwriter with Bethel Music - The Gift Of Bethel Music, Bringing Our True Selves, And Josh’s Thoughts On Basketball10/28/2019
    1:22:26
  61. 69.
    Jesus Had Friends, We Need Them Too - The Importance of Friendship with Adam and Heather Russell10/21/2019
    46:51
  62. 70.
    Kathy Maskell - pastor and leader of the Vineyard Justice Network - Tearing Down The Wall Between Worship And Compassion10/14/2019
    1:12:50
  63. 71.
    The Lasting Impact of the Toronto Blessing - Unpacking The Mid-90’s Renewal with Dr. Caleb Maskell10/07/2019
    1:09:20
  64. 72.
    Costa Mitchell - Former National Director for the Vineyard in South Africa - A South African Story - Multi-Cultural Community, Pushing Back Against Apartheid, And Hard Won Leadership Wisdom09/30/2019
    1:02:47
  65. 73.
    Millennial Whoa - A Conversation With Five Millennial Worship Leaders About Life, Calling, And Worship Ministry - One Hand Up, One Hand Down09/23/2019
    55:36
  66. 74.
    Songs & Stories Panel Featuring John Mark McMillan, Taylor Leonhardt, Fran Pratt, Ted Kim and Jared Boyd - Constraint, Comparison, And Sustainable Creativity09/19/2019
    1:22:31
  67. 75.
    Fran Pratt - "The Litanist" - pastor, worship leader and author - From Baptist To Charismatic To Contemplative09/16/2019
    1:04:27
  68. 76.
    John Mark McMillan - platinum selling songwriter and recording artist - Sometimes The Personal Becomes Universal09/09/2019
    1:21:39
  69. 77.
    Taylor Leonhardt - worship leader and singer/songwriter - Songwriting As Hospitality And Singing The Song People Need09/02/2019
    51:30
  70. 78.
    Steve Nicholson - pastor, church planter, conference speaker, and Vineyard legend - Holy Spirit Ministry Is Not About What You Do, It's About What Is Done To You08/26/2019
    53:51
  71. 79.
    Shyla and Leon Powell - worship leaders, married couple - There’s A Difference Between, “All Are Welcome Here”, And "This Was Created With You In Mind"08/19/2019
    1:11:27
  72. 80.
    Jared Boyd - pastor, spiritual director, and founder of The Order of Sustainable Faith - Discernment, Spiritual Direction, And Playing The Long Game08/12/2019
    1:05:32
  73. 81.
    Samuel Lane - worship leader and songwriter (Saved, Beautiful) - Chasing The Presence Of God For Ourselves And Others08/05/2019
    1:02:03
  74. 82.
    Dr. Brittany Kim - Old Testament scholar and adjunct professor - What Do We Do With The Old Testament07/29/2019
    1:07:56
  75. 83.
    Geno Olison - co-lead pastor of the South Suburban Vineyard and co-leader of Vineyard USA's Diversity Initiative - What Has Embracing Multicultural Ministry Cost You Lately?07/22/2019
    1:05:51
  76. 84.
    Mike Pilavachi - author, speaker, and founding pastor of Soul Survivor - Pastoral Wisdom From Matt Redman's First Pastor07/15/2019
    55:02
  77. 85.
    Melisa Keller - Director of Events and Project Management for Vineyard Worship - We Need To Pastor The Ministry Of The Holy Spirit07/08/2019
    1:11:34
  78. 86.
    Adam and Heather Russell - So You've Turned 35 - There's An Invitation To Growth In Every Stage Of Life07/01/2019
    51:35
  79. 87.
    Sarah Pemberton - worship leader, songwriter, and co-lead pastor of the Nashville Vineyard - Nothing Is Wasted06/24/2019
    1:00:42
  80. 88.
    Sam Yoder - ex-Old Order Amish songwriting chiropractor and author of All Things Rise - Jesus, Bob Dylan, and Carl Sagan06/17/2019
    1:11:18
  81. 89.
    Josh Ray - producer, worship leader, and owner of Anchour Studio - Inside The Mind Of A Producer06/10/2019
    45:07
  82. 90.
    Bob and Penny Fulton - founding leaders of the Vineyard movement - We Were Desperate and Hungry for More of God06/03/2019
    1:20:48
  83. 91.
    Paul Anleitner - worship pastor and host of the Deep Talks podcast - The Eucharist Is All Around Us05/27/2019
    1:23:03
  84. 92.
    John Kim - investor, entrepreneur, and co-pastor of The166 - It's A Wonderful Thing To Be Called Into Business05/20/2019
    1:09:59
  85. 93.
    Carol Wimber-Wong - Co-Founder of the Vineyard Movement - Everyone Needs To Be In Their Place For The Sake Of The Body Of Christ05/13/2019
    57:53
  86. 94.
    Ray Hollenbach - author, communicator, and pastor - We Don't Get A First Round Draft Pick05/06/2019
    50:54
  87. 95.
    Audrey Assad - recording artist, songwriter, and record producer - Inspiration is Communal and Collaborative04/29/2019
    1:26:45
  88. 96.
    Easter and Monday with Adam Russell04/22/2019
    15:29
  89. 97.
    Five Thoughts on Resurrection with Adam Russell04/19/2019
    18:54
  90. 98.
    Crispin Schroeder - pastor, musician, podcaster - I Needed To Be Reconciled To Myself04/15/2019
    56:30
  91. 99.
    Joshua Miller - African-American pastor, worship leader, and songwriter - Everyone Should Be Uncomfortable At Some Point04/08/2019
    59:26
  92. 100.
    5 Books Every Worship Leader Should Read in 2019 with Ted Kim04/01/2019
    55:13
  93. 101.
    Noelle Shearer - church planter, pastor, and songwriter - The Risks Get Bigger and the Waiting Gets Longer03/25/2019
    1:09:55
  94. 102.
    Gabriel Wilson - record producer and creative catalyst - Unlocking Creativity Is Divine Work03/18/2019
    53:51
  95. 103.
    Anabeth Morgan - worship pastor and songwriter - Staying Invested For The Long Haul Requires Encounter03/11/2019
    1:00:32
  96. 104.
    Grimaldi Martinez-Melendez - pastor and bi-lingual worship leader - It All Becomes Ours - Generous Multi-Cultural Ministry03/04/2019
    43:34
  97. 105.
    Carl Tuttle - pastor and pioneering worship leader and songwriter - Hunger, Desperation, and God's Reckless Mercy02/25/2019
    49:45
  98. 106.
    Ted Kim - worship leader, songwriter, and pastor - We All Need To Be Seen02/18/2019
    1:01:59
  99. 107.
    Cindy Rethmeier - pioneering female worship leader and songwriter - Owning Your Own Voice02/11/2019
    1:03:50
  100. 108.
    James Duke - guitarist for Jesus Culture and JOHNNYSWIM - What You Can't Talk About Owns You02/04/2019
    1:03:55
  101. 109.
    Andy Squyres - singer/songwriter and worship pastor - Your Theology Is Killing You01/28/2019
    1:01:49
  102. 110.
    Hannah DeSpain - vocalist and worship leader - Worship in Seasons of Suffering01/21/2019
    56:12
  103. 111.
    Dreaming with Adam Russell - Part 4 - Living Out Our Dreams01/17/2019
    22:56
  104. 112.
    Dreaming with Adam Russell - Part 3 - Dreaming is a Marathon01/16/2019
    19:42
  105. 113.
    Dreaming with Adam Russell - Part 2 - Dreaming Out Loud01/15/2019
    20:25
  106. 114.
    Dreaming with Adam Russell - Part 1 - Creating Space To Dream01/14/2019
    21:39
  107. 115.
    John Mark McMillan - platinum selling songwriter and recording artist01/07/2019
    1:10:34
  108. 116.
    Caleb Maskell - theologian, worship pastor, leader of the Society of Vineyard Scholars12/30/2018
    59:47
  109. 117.
    Sarah Elmer - recording artist, worship leader, mother of three12/24/2018
    43:10
  110. 118.
    Justin Law - singer-songwriter, pastor, spiritual director12/17/2018
    47:35
  111. 119.
    Tina Colón Williams - vocalist, worship pastor, immigration attorney12/10/2018
    56:42
  112. 120.
    Michael Gatlin - church planter, watercolor artist, motorcycle enthusiast12/03/2018
    52:23
  113. 121.
    David Ruis - songwriter, worship leader, creative catalyst11/26/2018
    58:02
  114. 122.
    The Ferment Podcast Coming Soon11/13/2018
    7:28

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