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.

021: Holly Button | Finding Your Purpose

Purpose and fulfillment are two things that we all desire in our lives. In this special episode, John and former director of the Global Ventures TV series, Holly Button, define purpose and explore the ways we can find fulfillment in our lives long-term. It does not matter where you are in life or what you may have done, God has not changed His mind about your purpose. This recording will encourage you to go after your purpose with reckless abandon!


To get involved in reaching people worldwide and experience the purpose of God in a new way, check out GlobalVentures.tv/GO for upcoming missions opportunities!

019: Pastor Tim Earnhardt | Reaching People Part 1: The Motivation

In this week’s podcast, John sits down with Pastor Tim Earhart to talk about the essential ingredient to reaching people around you. Pastor Tim shares how to share the Gospel out of love and compassion instead of obligation. If you struggle to witness to others or have been soul-winning for years, this podcast is for you!


If you would like to learn more about Pastor Tim and Occupied Church, visit occupiedchurch.com.

 

018: Dr. Edwin Miranda | Speaking God’s Word Over Your Life

This is the second session between John and Dr. Edwin Miranda. This week, John & Edwin talk about the life-changing power of knowing and speaking the word of God over your life. If you are feeling powerless in your life, this episode will help fuel a new passion for becoming what God has destined you to be – emboldened, effective, and victorious!


To learn more about Dr. Edwin Miranda and his ministry, visit edwinmiranda.com!

017: Dr. Edwin Miranda | God’s System Vs. the World’s System

In this episode, John and Dr. Edwin Miranda discuss how we can live victoriously everyday no matter our circumstances. They point out differences in the system that world lives by and God’s system that we have access to as believers. You’ll learn about the authority that you have to live in health and at peace. If you need some solid encouragement today, this is your podcast.


To learn more about Dr. Edwin Miranda and his ministry, visit edwinmiranda.com!

016: Stephen Macri | When the Going Gets Tough Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series that focuses on stepping out and discovering God’s faithfulness. John’s guest Stephen Macri and his family have experienced several setbacks while on the missions field in Australia and the South Pacific Islands over the last 6 years, but through the Lord’s strength and faithfulness, they have never given up. If you have ever felt like giving up, this podcast will give you encouragement and strength.


To learn more about the Macri family and their ministry, visit freedomharvestministries.org.

015: Stephen Macri | When the Going Gets Tough Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series that focuses on stepping out and discovering God’s faithfulness. John’s guest Stephen Macri and his family have experienced several setbacks while on the missions field in Australia and the South Pacific Islands over the last 6 years, but through the Lord’s strength and faithfulness, they have never given up. If you have ever felt like giving up, this podcast will give you encouragement and strength.


To learn more about the Macri family and their ministry, visit freedomharvestministries.org.

014: Evangelist Daniel King | Is Mass Evangelism Effective? Part 2

This is the second part in a conversation between John and Evangelist Daniel King, discussing what the Bible says about mass evangelism, what mass evangelism looks like around the world, and how effective it is from culture to culture. They also share personal stories from ministry experiences throughout their lives.


To learn more about Evangelist Daniel King, visit www.kingministries.com!

013: Evangelist Daniel King | Is Mass Evangelism Effective? Part 1

This episode is the first half of a conversation between John and Evangelist Daniel King, discussing what the Bible says about mass evangelism, what mass evangelism looks like around the world, and how effective it is from culture to culture. They also share personal stories from ministry experiences throughout their lives.


To learn more about Evangelist Daniel King, visit www.kingministries.com!

     

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.