More by Brad Watson

Brad Watson serves as an equipping leader at Soma Culver City in Los Angeles where he develops and teaches leaders to form communities that love God and serve the city. He is the author of multiple books including Sent Together: How the Gospel Sends Leaders to Start Missional Communities. He holds a degree in theology from Western Seminary.
Saturate Podcast
September 25, 2019

Episode 92: The Marks of a Movement

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Winfield Bevins about what we can learn from Weslyan revival movement in the 18th century. They talk about the discipleship systems, vision, and transformative power from this movement.…
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Saturate Podcast
September 11, 2019

Episode 91: The Gospel in Latin America

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Atanasio Segovia about what God is doing in Latin America with Familia Soma, and they dive into how missional communities and churches can be on mission to latinos across the…
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Saturate Podcast
August 14, 2019

Episode 90: How Ephesians Informs our Discipleship

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Ben Connelly and Brad Watson talk about the book of Ephesians and the study that Brad wrote on that book for communities that launched on August 19th. They discuss how the wonder of…
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August 12, 2019

Grace is Hard to Grasp

JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjI1NjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIzMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLW5vY29va2llLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGeWhwd1Y0Y3dCNG8lMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvdyUzRCUyMmFjY2VsZXJvbWV0ZXIlM0IlMjBhdXRvcGxheSUzQiUyMGVuY3J5cHRlZC1tZWRpYSUzQiUyMGd5cm9zY29wZSUzQiUyMHBpY3R1cmUtaW4tcGljdHVyZSUyMiUyMGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ== The Gospel of God is grace on fire. It’s love on full blast. It’s peace with power. However, it goes against everything we expect in relationships and even against everything we desire. We expect to have to earn belonging…
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Saturate Podcast
July 31, 2019

Episode 89: Gospel Movement in Australia

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Nathan Oliver and Pete Greenwood from Melbourne Australia about what God is doing in their city and how the gospel is moving through their churches both in the suburbs and inner…
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Saturate Podcast
July 24, 2019

Episode 88: Living the Gospel in Apartments

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Bethany and Chris Priebe of Peoria, Arizona about living intentionally within apartment complexes. Then, Brad talks with the CEO of Apartment Life, Pete Kelly, about how they are connecting business…
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Saturate Podcast
July 17, 2019

Episode 87: Living the Gospel Locally and Globally

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Al Henson of Compassionate Hope about making disciples and caring for the poor. Al has been making disciples, caring for the poor, and planting churches for 40 years. In this conversation Al and Brad talk…
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Saturate Podcast
July 10, 2019

Episode 86: Everyday Disciples in LA: Engineers

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with three aerospace engineers on what it is like to live the gospel in their workplace and industry while also making disciples within a missional community.
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Saturate Podcast
July 3, 2019

Episode 85: Legal Justice System

  In this Episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with lawyer and public defender, Ryan Wolfe about how the gospel shapes his calling and vocation to be an advocate for those who have can't afford one. They discuss…
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Saturate Podcast
June 27, 2019

Episode 84: Special Needs Families

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Katie and Andrew about being a family with a special needs child and being a family on mission. They share their story on how everything God gives us…
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Saturate Podcast
June 19, 2019

Episode 83: Everyday Disciples in LA: Parents

  In this episode of the Saturate podcast, Brad Watson talks with Trip, Sarah, and Mirela about being parents as disciples while living as a community on mission with their kids. They talk about what it means to be a…
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Saturate Podcast
May 29, 2019

Episode 80: The Role of Pilot Groups

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Dan Bovenmyer of Grace Community Church in Iowa City, Iowa about how their multi-site church disciples people toward everyday mission and delight in following Jesus in everything. They also…
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Saturate Podcast
May 22, 2019

Episode 79: Creating a Gospel Fluent Culture

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Abe Myesenburg and David Achata about leading from the gospel and how much of our current leadership structures and cultures are broken.
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Saturate Podcast
May 15, 2019

Episode 78: Loving Artists Well

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with the podcast's producer, Ben Fort, about loving artists in our communities and on mission well. They get practical and share stories about this important way we can love…
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Saturate Podcast
May 8, 2019

Episode 77: Gospel Intentionality: Equipping Disciples to Live the Rhythms

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson learns from Kevin Platt about how he helps cast vision, train, and remind people in his church about the BLESS rhythms. This conversation is the crucial conclusion to our Gospel Intentionality series.
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April 24, 2019

Episode 075: Everyday Intentionality: Sabbath

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad and Mirela Watson talk about intentionally resting to enjoy God and the missional power of taking a day off with a focus on being with God and enjoying his world.  
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April 10, 2019

Episode 074: Everyday Intentionality: Eat

      In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad and Mirela Watson talk about living everyday with intentional focus around meals. They share practical experience and their story of growing in this area as the front line of…
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April 3, 2019

Episode 073: Everyday Intentionality: Listen

    In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad and Mirela Watson talk about living with intentionality around the rhythm of listening. Why does listening to others make such a big difference? What does that look like? How can…
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March 27, 2019

Episode 072: Everyday Intentionality: Bless

    In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad and Mirela Watson talk about living life with gospel intentionality and why it is hard to think of others as a way of life and how to practically make blessing…
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March 21, 2019

Episode 071: Intentional Rhythms of Life

    In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson introduces our newest series on daily gospel rhythms. He talks about the importance of the truth of the gospel and our identity and then outlines how the gospel connects…
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February 28, 2019

Why Practice Lent as a Gospel Community?

  What is Lent? Lent is a 40 day walk through daily and sometimes hourly reminders (because our tummies are hungry or our hearts are longing for something that we seemingly can’t live without) of the gospel. Lent, together with the celebration…
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Saturate Podcast
February 27, 2019

Episode 70: How the Gospel is the Center of Justice

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with poet and artist Preston Perry about his poem, New Woke Christian, and how the gospel is the solution to every challenge facing our society, including social injustice.
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Saturate Podcast
February 20, 2019

Episode 69: Making Disciples in a Narcissistic Society 

In this live episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Adam Breckenridge about the challenges and opportunities we face as we make disciples in a self-focused culture. How do you challenge and encourage people toward Jesus when all…
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Saturate Podcast
February 7, 2019

Episode 68: A Conversation with Zack Eswine [Live]

In this live episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson and Jared Pickney talk with pastor, professor, and author Zack Eswine about how everyday leaders wrestle with leadership, ego, drive, and temptation to prove themselves.
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Saturate Podcast
January 30, 2019

Episode 067: Transitioning Church and City Movement

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with leaders of a gospel movement in St. Louis, Missouri about how God builds his church, calls them toward everyday discipleship, and how churches work together to make small shifts toward the…
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Saturate Podcast
January 24, 2019

Episode 066: Equipping Students for Making Disciples Today

    In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Adam Hillyer, the student director at Doxa Church in Seattle, Washington. They discuss student equipping, developing student leaders, and how you approach discipleship with students.
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