May 20, 2020
Science, Faith, and Covid-19
Pastor Rich is joined by Dr. Greg Cootsona to discuss how science and faith work together to reveal the mysteries of God. Dr. Cootsona is Lecturer in Religious Studies and Humanities at California State University at Chico and directs Science and Theology for Emerging Adult Ministries. He is also author of Negotiating Science and Religion in America: Past, Present, and Future (Routledge, 2020) and Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults (InterVarsity, 2018).
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From this Episode
Trusted Source recommended by Greg Coostana:The Language of God by Francis Collins
Dr. Greg Cootsona’s email: email@example.com
Dr. Cootsona’s Books: Negotiating Science and Religion in America: Past, Present, and Future (Routledge, 2020)
Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults (InterVarsity, 2018).
Peachtree’s Newest Initiative
May 6, 2020
May 13, 2020
Family Dynamics Through the Covid-19 Pandemic
Rich is joined by Todd Sandel, Founder + CEO of The SouthCity Group, a small boutique Executive Development Firm based in Atlanta with offices in Dallas and Charlotte. Together they discuss what impacts the pandemic is having on marriages, children, and family dynamics, and how we can respond as Christ followers.
Why do many people seem happier now than before the pandemic?
Pastor Rich discusses the sensitive topic of how some people seem to be enjoying the slower pace of life and what that means for the community as a whole. Then, he takes questions from the congregation including what books of the Bible he is turning to for comfort during the unknown.
Deanne Townsend, Minister to Children & Families invite all to register for their exciting virtual adventure of Concrete and Cranes Virtual VBS
April 29, 2020
A Global Pandemic Through the Eyes of Youth: Triumphs and Challenges
Pastor Rich Kannwischer speaks with Deanne Townsend, Minister to Children & Families, and Kevin Sheehan, Director of Student Ministries on the topic of, “A Global Pandemic Through the Eyes of Youth: Triumphs and Challenges.” They discuss what has been a blessing during this time of separation and where they see hurt and needs specific to the youth in the church.
April 22, 2020
Designing Your Lifein a Time of Disruption
Pastor Rich is joined by his wife, Kelly Kannwischer who is the CEO of Younique. Younique exists to help individuals discover and design the life God dreamed for them. Kelly lends her expertise on how we can move through this time of disruption to innovation in our vocation.
How to reach Kelly for questions about Younique:
Personality Assessments Kelly Kannwischer recommends, which are delivered in Younique but can also be purchased separately:
Alan Hirsch 5Q/APEST typology of Ephesians 4:1-16
Next steps for Peachtree Members interested in Younique:
Elder Elizabeth Payne
Free Resource Available Right Now for Peachtree Members:
Pastor ChuckThe Younique Primer, a 6-session introduction to Younique. Available on RightNow media for free! Use your Peachtree Church subscription to RightNow media to access. Search for Younique.
April 15, 2020
The Ethics of Re-Opening America
Pastor Rich speaks on how the world is in distress but it’s our job as Christians to provide a calm, educated voice amongst the chaos.
New York Times Article to read prior to Grace Moments Webinar
Pastor Rich’s Funny Video
April 8, 2020
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April 1, 2020
Pastor Rich shares what made him smile this week and gives updates about COVID-19’s affect on Peachtree Church. In addition, he provides information about our newest initiative Feeding the 5000 and how we will use the initiative to encourage one another, our community and our own life in Christ.
Things that made Pastor Rich Smile
Vicar Catches Fire
Pope says go to God for confession
Da Vinci's Last Supper as Zoom
March 25, 2020
In this episode of GrACE Moments, Pastor Rich challenges us to remain Grateful, Available, Curious, and Encouraging. Watch to see all the things Pastor Rich is grateful for, how he’s making himself available to the congregation during social distancing, and tips on how to feed your curiosity while staying home.
Rich’s favorite card game:Monopoly Deal
How to bring joy to those at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta:CHOA
Perspective from Dr. Darria GillespieWatch video here
How to support our hourly staff at this time:Click here to give online
Who to contact if you want to be added to our “helper list”:Email Claire Townsend
Ed Stetzer Article:This Is Not The Crisis, But It Is Just A Few Weeks Away
Book Suggestions from Rich:Pastor Rich’s Top 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime
Andy Crouch Article:Leading Beyond the Blizzard: Why Every Organization is Now a Startup
Amazon book delivery Article:Amazon Is Putting Book Deliveries Into the Slow Lane Thanks to the Coronavirus
Patrick Lencioni resource:3 Thoughts for Leaders in a Perilous Time
C.S. Lewis Reference:“Learning in Wartime”
How to volunteer to help Peachtree Feed the 5000 through Take 5 for 5:Email Feedingthe5000@PeachtreeChurch.com
Keep a list
Set it aside
Own your stuff
Train at table
Turn it off
Light a candle
Take a knee
“Drop in” ready
Read a book
Set a goal
Pray the scripture
One level down
Share a meal
Believe the best
Find a guide/Be a guide
Beyond comfort zone
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