John Smithwick is the founder and president of Global Ventures. Along with his wife Martine, he has mobilized thousands of short-term missionaries to over 20 nations around the world. They live in Tulsa, Oklahoma with their two sons.

035: Summer Series | That All May Know

The summer series continues with John joined by long-time GV staff member and experienced harvester, Holly! They openly discuss the heart, benefits, and logistics of what mass evangelism projects look like nation to nation. This episode is full of passion, and likely to inspire you to be more involved in harvest ministry than ever!



We will be announcing brand new trips for 2018 soon! In the meantime, follow us on social media for exciting updates, miracle stories, and opportunities for you to engage in mass evangelism projects yourself! Facebook: Global Ventures // Twitter: @JohnRSmithwick // Instagram: @_GlobalVentures

034: Summer Series | God’s Heartbeat

Kicking off our summer series, John is joined by Cory and Mike, long-time Global Ventures veterans. They all open up through personal stories and scripture about how God’s heart for people is shown and how we can exemplify it in our own lives. This episode will help you discern what things in your life could be distracting you from seeing people the way that God sees them, and incite new passion in you for the lost!



Listen throughout this summer as we release special episodes every other week focused on reaching the lost effectively and what global Ventures is doing around the world that you can be a part of!

033: Jimmy Shaw | God is Setting You Up

This week, John sits down with his friend Jimmy Shaw, founder of the organization Project Doxa and missions veteran, to talk about how God is constantly working behind the scenes on your behalf.  Through their own stories and through Biblical examples, John and Jimmy share about God’s faithfulness and willingness to use those who make themselves available to Him.



To learn more about Jimmy and Project Doxa, visit www.projectdoxa.com!

032: John Smithwick | How to Discern Truth

In this solocast, John discusses how we can discern what is truth in today’s slew of information. It can be all too easy to drown in theories and ideas in the midst of the hype, but it is possible to keep a level-head and stay true to our faith in the midst of culture. This episode will open your eyes to the practicality of finding truth. Below is a list of websites and resources that will help you as well!



Here’s some resource links that you might find helpful while searching for different things.
Completeplanet.com is 70k searchable databases and specialty search engines // Refdesk.com news headlines and links to reference resources // www.bestofhistorysites.com has tons of history links including biblical times. // www.virtualreligion.net/vri is another study site for ministry and missions. // Usa.gov to access many u.s. govt sites. // www.ceoexpress.com for business news material. // Infoplease.com is like a very extensive almanac. // www.Joshuaproject.net for information on unreached people groups and other missions related things. // www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html “The World Factbook” // Snopes.com is a great place to check the validity of articles and information you read online, as well as Factcheck.org // Also, check out “The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook” (latest version available) by Randolph Hock. Happy searching!  Disclaimer: I cannot vouch for all information on any one of these sites:

030: John and Martine Smithwick | Cultivating a Healthy Marriage Part 2

In today’s world, the stresses on marriages are growing, and Christians are not immune. In this special 2-part session, John and Martine discuss how to maintain a healthy and God-centered marriage. The word of God is full of marital wisdom that we don’t always see in the world around us. We hope this episode give you new perspectives, hope, and a greater understanding of God’s love, no matter what your marital status might be!



 

029: John and Martine Smithwick | Cultivating a Healthy Marriage Part 1

In today’s world, the stresses on marriages are growing, and Christians are not immune. In this special 2-part session, John and Martine discuss how to maintain a healthy and God-centered marriage. The word of God is full of marital wisdom that we don’t always see in the world around us. We hope this episode give you new perspectives, hope, and a greater understanding of God’s love, no matter what your marital status might be!



 

028: Pastor Tony Paul | Walking Out Your Calling Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series that explores the God-given callings on each of our lives. Pastor Tony Paul has been a pastor in the New England area for over 10 years and has witnessed some incredible miracles and healings. He also has extensive experience in coaching people to find their God-given callings. If you are curious about different callings and how you can began to walk in yours, this podcast is for you!



To learn more about Pastor Tony and Go Church visit gochurchinfo.com

027: Pastor Tony Paul | Walking Out Your Calling Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series that explores the God-given callings on each of our lives. Pastor Tony Paul has been a pastor in the New England area for over 10 years and has witnessed some incredible miracles and healings. He also has extensive experience in coaching people to find their God-given callings. If you are curious about different callings and how you can began to walk in yours, this podcast is for you!



To learn more about Pastor Tony and Go Church visit gochurchinfo.com

026: John and Martine Smithwick | Our Story

We believe this will be a treat for everyone! This week, John & Martine sat down together to share a very important story to them both – their love story! Not only is their story exciting, but it’s also full of Biblical principles that can be applied to each of our lives when it comes to following after God’s plan with reckless abandon. And If you like this episode, in a mere few weeks John & Martine will return to share about marriage principles and answer questions from Facebook – don’t miss it!



 

     

The Reach Podcast with John Smithwick features weekly interviews with a variety of influencers about relevant issues that the Body of Christ is facing today.

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