Brad Watson, Author at Saturate

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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.
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November 4, 2020

Advent Resources for 2020

  Waiting. Waiting etches itself into the experience of every son and daughter of God through the pains of bondage, plague, drought, and storm. Sarah and Abraham waited for Isaac. Joseph waited for his brothers and God’s grace to make…
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Saturate Podcast
August 5, 2020

Episode 104: Where We’re Headed

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson looks back at the first 103 episodes and makes a few observations on the choices we all face in this "missional moment". Brad also announces an exciting change to the podcast…
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Saturate Podcast
June 16, 2020

Episode 103: How We Can Train Everyone Theologically

  In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Chris Gonzalez about city-based theological education that reimagines seminary to be something that is for everyone and for the long-term transformation of not only our churches but our…
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Saturate Podcast
April 29, 2020

Episode 102: Decentralized Discipleship 

    In this episode, Jeff Vanderstelt, Bob Roberts, and Ben Connelly talk about lessons they've learned from the global church on decentralized movements. This conversation is inspiring, encouraging, and challenging as we faithfully seek to be who God made…
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Saturate Podcast
April 8, 2020

Episode 101: Prayer and Revival in a Time of Crisis

  In this episode, Brad Watson talks with Chuck Gschwend about prayer and revival, particularly in how to pray for revival in our missional communities and churches and how we overcome cynicism through prayer. 
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Saturate Podcast
April 1, 2020

Episode 100: Equipping Disciples During Quarantine

In this episode, Brad Watson and Ben Connelly talk about the importance of equipping disciples during this season. They discuss why a quarantine doesn't keep us from doing this, but creates new challenges and opportunities. In fact, it may be…
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Saturate Podcast
March 26, 2020

Episode 99: Gospel Implications During a Pandemic

In this episode of the Saturate Podcast, Brad Watson talks with Dawson Jones of Tacoma, Washington about how the gospel of Jesus applies to us in this very moment. They share insights on what they're experiencing, learning from Jesus, seeing in…
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Saturate Podcast
March 11, 2020

Episode 98: How to Start an MC? Step 4: Committed Core

Who should be in your community? This episode of the Saturate Podcast walks through how you can build a committed group of disciples for your missional community. They talk through the basic steps of casting vision, setting expectations, and inviting disciples…
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Saturate Podcast
March 4, 2020

Episode 97: How to Start an MC? Step 3: Mission

What is the purpose of missional communities? This episode of the Saturate Podcast Brad and Jared explain how mission is a fundamental key to missional community and what a common mission is. They also share ideas on how to establish…
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Saturate Podcast
February 27, 2020

Episode 96: How to Start an MC? Step 2: Leaders

In this episode, Brad Watson and Jared Pickney discuss the fundamental need for leaders in missional communities. This conversation goes into the nature, cost, and expectations of a leader. Lastly, they talk about the need to find support and coaching as…
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Saturate Podcast
February 25, 2020

Episode 95: How to Start an MC? Step 1: Vision

In this episode, Brad Watson and Jared Pickney talk through the key step of understanding what a missional community is, and crafting your own vision. Before you can start a missional community, you need to know what they are and…
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Saturate Podcast
February 12, 2020

Episode 94: Leading with Health a Conversation with Jeff Schulte

In this episode, Brad Watson and Duke Revard talk with Jeff Schulte, of Tin Man Ministries, about leadership health and the codependency that exists in humans. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Soma Family Retreat, this conversation…
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Saturate Podcast
January 9, 2020

Episode 93: We Are God’s Mission While On God’s Mission

  In this episode, Brad Watson talks with Ben Connelly about the new Jonah study for communities and churches. They dive into the topics about grace, city revivals, and loving those you don't want to love. But more than that, they discuss how we…
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November 5, 2019

The Gospel Isn’t a Cul-De-Sac

  The cul-de-sac was a phenomenal invention for the suburbs. It created a safe and peaceful place for families to raise children. No one passed through. In fact, the only time strangers can appear is after a wrong turn and…
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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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