Episode 22 - Fear vs Faith (Num 14)

July 12, 2017

Nathan Boyd is joined by Shane Smith, Tyler Cloud, and Pat Hardin this week to discuss struggles of fear and faith as applied from last Sunday's scripture passage, Numbers 13-14. Real-life fears are shared along with the hope for how they can be overcome.


Episode 21 - Missional Purpose

June 21, 2017

Family on Mission Triangle

Nathan Boyd discusses the basic components of a healthy family on mission with Shane Smith (filling in for Russ Butcher). This week, they focus on the third component, missional purpose. Much of our content for family on mission is drawn from the teaching and writing of Mike and Sally Breen, especially in their book Family on Mission.


Episode 20 - Predictable Patterns

June 14, 2017

Family on Mission Triangle

Russ Butcher discusses basic components of a healthy family on mission with Shane Smith (filling in for Nathan Boyd). This week, they focus on the second component, predictable patterns


Episode 19 - Spiritual Parents

June 7, 2017

Family on Mission Triangle

Russ Butcher starts a discussion about the basic components of building a healthy family on mission. With guest Shane Smith (filling in for Nathan Boyd this week), they focus on the first component, spiritual parents. 


Episode 17 - Responding to God’s Voice (2)

May 17, 2017

Russ Butcher continues the discussion about hearing and responding to God's work in our lives with guest Shane Smith, filling in for Nathan Boyd this week. They discuss a guide for life-changing responses to God's voice, called the Learning Circle. 

The Learning Circle


Episode 15 - Work from Rest

May 3, 2017

Pat Hardin and Shane Smith join Nathan while Russ is out-of-town to discuss the importance of rest and work. This episode will challenge the way that you view your schedule and your daily, weekly, and yearly rhythms. 


Episode 13 - How to Get Rich

April 19, 2017

Russ and Nathan sit down and discuss some of the nuts and bolts of managing your personal finances. In this episode they cover budgeting, getting out of debt, and utilizing an emergency fund. 

For more information about how you can get financial counseling please e-mail Nathan Boyd at nathan@churchatthegrove.com


Episode 9 - Why is Community Ministry Important? Part 2 (Guest - Mike Linch)

March 15, 2017

Russ and Nathan continue to talk about the importance of community ministry with special guest Mike Linch. Mike was gracious enough to speak at an event a few weeks ago at Church at the Grove for local pastors and church planters. Mike leads Northstar Church in Kennesaw, GA. Northstar is one of the leaders in the area of community ministry. We think you will be challenged and encouraged as your listen to part 2 of Mike's message.

If you missed part one of Mike's message please click here.


Episode 7 - Scripture and Translations

March 1, 2017

Russ and Nathan sit down and discuss the importance of reading God's Word. They also explain and recommend translations of the Bible. You will also be encouraged as they share briefly how you can know that the Word of God is reliable and accurate. 

Reading Plans Mentioned:


Bible in One Year


Resources Mentioned in Episode:

The Case for Christ

Evidence that Demands a Verdict

More than a Carpenter





Episode 6 - Next Gen Trends and Our Mission

February 22, 2017

Sit down with Russ Butcher, Brandon Stubbs, Pat Hardin, and Tyler Cloud for a discussion about reaching the next generation with the gospel of Jesus. They talk about upcoming trends in youth culture and how that informs the way we approach students and teens today.