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.

047: Mike Van Buskirk | Cultivating Long-Term Impact

In this episode, John is joined by missionary to northern India, Mike Van Buskirk! John and Mike discuss the effect missions has had on Mike’s life, why his ministry has made such a profound impact in northern India, and more! If you’re looking for an inspiring story about how God is winning people to Himself through unsuspecting vessels and miraculous means, this episode is for you!

If you would like to learn more about Mike and his ministry, visit http://www.hope-city.church.

044: Evangelist Daniel Kumar | God is Moving in India

In this episode John is joined by Pastor Daniel Kumar, who’s groundbreaking work with one of the largest people groups in India and the amazing individual transformations he’s seen using tools that you and I often take for granted.

If you’d like to connect with Pastor Daniel and his ministry, email us at info@globalventures.tv and we will help you become a part of how God is moving in India.

043: Pastor Mark Brazee | The Missions-Minded Church Part 2

In this episode, John is joined by longtime friend and Pastor, Mark Brazee! This is the second of a two-part conversation where Pastor Mark shares with John what has caused his church to grow and flourish over the years, and some surprising things the Bible illustrates about the relationship between The Church and missions.

To learn more about Pastor Mark and his ministry visit woctulsa.org

042: Pastor Mark Brazee | The Missions-Minded Church Part 1

In this episode, John is joined by longtime friend and Pastor, Mark Brazee! This is the first of a two-part conversation where Pastor Mark shares with John what has caused his church to grow and flourish over the years, and some surprising things the Bible illustrates about the relationship between The Church and missions.

To learn more about Pastor Mark and his ministry visit woctulsa.org

 

041: John Smithwick | Passionate Evangelism

In this solocast, John talks about evangelism, how to get started engaging people where you are, and answers questions he’s gotten over the years. This subject is one of the closest to his heart, and his extended wisdom and experience in the subject will leave you excited to do more in your everyday life as well as outside of your normal circle of influence.



Are you inspired to come on a trip with Global Ventures? Register now at global ventures.tv/go!

040: Jim Schmitt | Leadership Through Humility Part 2

In this episode, John is joined by long-time friend and missionary to Ireland, Pastor Jim Schmitt! John and Jim talk about Jesus’ example of what Godly leadership looks like, focusing especially on the important quality of humility! This is the second of a two-part conversation with Jim, and both episodes are full of wisdom, heart, and inspiring insight!


To learn more about the Schmitt family’s church in Limerick, Ireland at www.wocc.ie!

039: Jim Schmitt | Leadership Through Humility Part 1

Welcome to the second season of The Reach Podcast! In this episode, John is joined by long-time friend and missionary to Ireland, Pastor Jim Schmitt! John and Jim talk about Jesus’ example of what Godly leadership looks like, focusing especially on the important quality of humility! This is part one of a two-part conversation with Jim, and both episodes are full of wisdom, heart, and inspiring insight!


To learn more about the Schmitt family’s church in Limerick, Ireland at www.wocc.ie!

     

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.