Level Paths

by Appalachian Ministry Institute

The Appalachian Ministry Institute of Tri-State Bible College affirms, encourages, and equips those engaged in Appalachian ministry to keep the glory of God in clear view (Isa. 40:3–5; Mk. 1:2–4; Lk. 3:4–6). Tri-State Bible College is located in central Appalachia in South Point, Ohio. The Level Paths podcast of the Appalachian Ministry Institute is hosted by Rex J. Howe, President of Tri-State Bible College, and Dr. J. Matt Sh... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E13 - The Nazarene Church in Appalachia

    S02 E13 - The Nazarene Church in Appalachia

    Dr. Matt Shamblin, TSBC Appalachian Research Fellow, and Dr. Mark Phillips, TSBC VP of Academics, talk with Dr. Desmond Barrett, Pastor of Summit Church of the Nazarene in Boyd County, KY about the history and impact of the Nazare...

    32:44
  • S02 E12 - Evangelism in Appalachia

    S02 E12 - Evangelism in Appalachia

    Dr. Matt and Pres. Rex explore evangelism in Acts 4-5 with a view toward contextualizing evangelism in Appalachia. Evangelism methods and resources are discussed.

    41:31
  • S02 E11 - Adaptive Leadership in Appalachia

    S02 E11 - Adaptive Leadership in Appalachia

    Dr. Matt and Rex talk shop on Christian leadership and how the religious landscape of a contemporary Appalachian context requires adaptive leaders.

    29:44
  • S02 E10 - When Ministry Hurts in Appalachia

    S02 E10 - When Ministry Hurts in Appalachia

    Dr. Matt and Rex talk about the painful realities of ministry as contextualized in Appalachia and explore why there's hope to press on toward Christ.

    34:12
  • S02 E09 - Biblical Illiteracy in Appalachia

    S02 E09 - Biblical Illiteracy in Appalachia

    Biblical illiteracy is an increasing problem in the America culture and church. Dr. Matt and Rex welcome Dr. Brian J. Vickers to discuss this problem in Appalachia.

    30:58