BACKSTAGE WITH THE SIMPLE CHURCH

22
Sep

EP 94. It‘s All a Game: Trivial Pursuit

We've had some serious topics lately on the Backstage with the Simple Church, so for a change of pace today we're trying a game show episode! Hosts Evan and Scott face-off in a game of Trivial pursuit, see if you can beat their scores and play along!

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

15
Sep

EP 93. Live at the Life Group Kickoff

Today's podcast was recorded at the Simple Church Life Group kickoff at the Shreveport Convention Center on Sunday, August 29th. Life Group are small groups that meet all over Shreveport / Bossier, and are the best way to make a large church seem small. 

It's not too late to signup for a Life Group, if any of the Life Groups' mentioned here interest you, or you want to find another one, check out the full list here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/ministries/life-groups

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

8
Sep

EP 92. Dr. Michelle Yetman & Suicide Awareness Week

This week one of our previous guests, Dr. Michelle Yetman, (Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor Clinical at SAHP/CHILDREN'S CENTER) reached out to come back and talk this week about the suicide and depression rate in the pandemic as we enter Suicide Awareness Week. This episode does contain talk about suicide and self harm,  but is not graphic. 

 

Find more resources to help you or a loved one that is experiencing depression or suicidal thoughts here: 

 

Check out the work To Write Love on Her Arms is doing here: https://twloha.com

 

Find the National Suicide Awareness Hotline Here: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

5
Sep

EP 91. Afghanistan Interview with Gage Nichols, USMC & Simple Church Member

On August 14th, 2021 a mass evacuation began in Afghanistan, leading to the withdrawal of all American citizens and tens of thousands of Afghans. One of our very own Simple Church members, Gage Nichols, is a marine and was deployed to the airport in Kabul during this evacuation. 

Co-Host Evan Semanco had been in contact with Gage, who grew up in the Simple Church, and shared a conversation with him as well as a fellow marine about their experiences on the ground, helping remove people from the sides of planes as they were taking off, and losing people in the suicide bombing on August 26th.

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

1
Sep

EP 90. The Haigler Kids Tell All

This week on the Backstage with the Simple Church podcast we wrap up our summer Beginnings series with the pastor's kids: Hannah, Ian, and Emma Haigler.

Our lead pastor Justin Haigler started the Simple Church in 2007 and his kids reflect on growing up during that process, what it's like being PK's (pastors kids) and funny stories from their experiences in the church.

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

25
Aug

EP 89. Splash Kingdom Interviews

This week's episode of Backstage with the Simple Church is unlike any other we've ever done; we went out on location! On Sunday, August 15th the Simple Church went to Splash Kingdom water park and baptized 97 people who decided to go public with their faith. 

 

We went out to talk to a few of them and hear why they decided to get baptized, thanks to everyone who was willing to share their story! 

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

18
Aug

EP 88. Covid Conversations with Expert Panel

This week on the Backstage with the Simple Church podcast is a different kind of episode, we pulled the audio from a conversation our Lead Pastor, Justin Haigler, had with 3 COVID-19 experts answering questions from people in the Simple Church.

 

The conversation was too good not to share, and we hope you'll give a listen and find the answers to some questions you might have had. You can also send in more questions to Scott@thesimplechurch.tv

 

You can watch the video version of this podcast on our Simple Church Youtube Channel Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC06u3fnLWw&t=269s

11
Aug

EP 87. COVID Researcher and Survivor Dr. Keith Scott

Dr. Keith Scott is a critical care medicine physician as well a research associate at LSU Medical School, and a friend of the podcast! He comes on this week to talk about his personal experience with long haul COVID-19, what he is seeing working on the front lines of the pandemic, and what he would say to Christians as a doctor. 

 

You can go back to episode 25 (link here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/backstage-with-the-simple-church/id1496818520?i=1000475955419) to hear from Dr. Scott over a year ago, and you can check him out in a long form panel discussion with fellow doctors on our Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC06u3fnLWw&feature=youtu.be

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

4
Aug

EP 86. Former Creative Director and Simple Church Founding Member Jonathan Machen Part2

For the Beginnings series this week we talk to one of the people who helped start Simple Church, and shape it into what it is today. Jonathan Machen started with the beginning of the Simple Church, led the band, helped create videos and graphics, and a whole lot more. Justin sits in with Scott to relive the wild ride that was the beginning of Simple Church, so it took two episodes to cover it all.

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

1
Aug

EP 85. COVID-19 Vaccination Q&A

We've got a special edition of the podcast today with two special guests that joined us to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Sherri Hagerjhelm the critical care nurse educator for Willis Knighton and Aimee Sandifer, a women's health nurse practitioner at Oschner's.

 

We brought them on to answer questions people in the Simple Church have asked about the vaccine, and on August 22nd the Simple Church is partnering to offer free vaccinations at the Shreveport Convention Center. If you'd like to be vaccinated that day, please signup here: https://juliemitchell.wufoo.com/forms/vaccine-interest

 

If you have feedback for the show, have a guest suggestion, or just want to talk to Scott, e-mail Scott@thesimplechurch.tv and follow us on Instagram @thesimplechurchpodcast .

 

You can also find out more about the Simple Church at www.theSimpleChurch.tv .

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