“Great leaders in the Kingdom are great followers of the Presence of God.” In this episode Jonathan opens up his history of leading worship and shares keys to being a follower of the greatest leader, Jesus, as we lead others.
This message was recorded at WorshipU, an online school and annual gathering hosted by Bethel Music in Redding, CA. Go to http://WorshipU.com to find out more.
To learn more about Jonathan & Melissa and their ministry, go to jonathanhelser.com or cagelessbirds.com.
More episodes from "Jonathan David & Melissa Helser"
Living a Life Defined by the Father’s Voice, Part 1
29:03“The voice that you listen to is the voice that will define you. The battle is whose voice we will listen to.” This episode is part one of a message Jonathan recently shared on being defined by the Father’s voice. Not just for worship leaders and musicians, this is for anyone who wants to learn to hear God’s voice and draw closer to His heart. https://bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/ To learn more about Jonathan & Melissa and their ministry, go to jonathanhelser.com or cagelessbirds.com
Keys to Leadership
37:15In this episode Melissa shares from over two decades of leadership experience and gives keys for loving and leading your team well, and navigating through conflict. Styles Of Relating Handout (click here) This message was recorded at Bethel Music Worship School, an annual gathering for worship leaders, musicians, and creatives hosted in Redding, CA. Go to https://bethelmusic.com/worshipschool/ to find out more. To learn more about Jonathan & Melissa and their ministry, go to jonathanhelser.com or cagelessbirds.com.
Joy of the Lord (Spontaneous Worship from The 18 Inch Journey)
30:44During one of the final worship nights of our school, The 18 Inch Journey, we encountered the joy of the Lord and the heart of the Father in a profound way. In this episode we are sharing that moment with you! Our prayer is that you are lifted by the joy and affection of God as you listen. To watch this extended worship moment, go to our YouTube channel, or search "Cageless Birds Joy of the Lord"
Years Later: The Heart & History of the 18 Inch Journey, Part 2
32:19This episode is the second half of an interview with Jonathan & Melissa Helser, celebrating 14 years of leading their school, the 18 Inch Journey! Originally recorded in 2019, our Art Director, Justina Stevens sat down with the Helsers to answer some commonly asked questions about our school, its history and our heart for discipleship. In Part 2 you’ll hear about the pillars & values of our school, and how you can support what God is doing here. Go to www.18inchjourney.com to learn more & apply!
Years Later: The Heart & History of the 18 Inch Journey, Part 1
46:44To celebrate 14 years of leading the 18 Inch Journey, we are re-releasing one of our favorite podcasts from 2019 when we sat down with Jonathan & Melissa to answer some commonly asked questions about our school, it’s history and our heart for discipleship. In Part 1, Justina Stevens hosts an interview to help dive into some of the biggest topics, including how the school began, our reason for it’s length, and why we focus on the age range of 20-30. Go to www.18inchjourney.com to learn more & apply!
Years Later: Testimonies from The 18 Inch Journey
33:06Jonathan & Melissa have been pouring into discipleship and ministry for over two decades. Together, along with the Cageless Birds, they have led their school, The 18 Inch Journey for 14 years! In this episode, they share their passion for life on life discipleship and share 8 audio testimonies taken from alumni over the last 14 years. Videos of each of these testimonies can also be found at 18inchjourney.com The 18 Inch Journey 2021 is open to those ages 20-30 who want to learn to cultivate their heart, establish firm foundations in their life and not burn out on gifting and talent. Apps are OPEN. Go to 18inchjourney.com to learn more and apply! #18inchjourney To give to our campus campaign, go to https://www.18inchjourney.com/campus-campaign
Leading from Overflow
27:04“Burnout happens when our doing exceeds our being.” In this episode Jonathan shares on cultivating a life of overflow in friendship with God, and the importance of becoming a leader who is rooted in rest. This message was recorded at WorshipU, an online school and annual gathering hosted by Bethel Music in Redding, CA. Go to http://WorshipU.com to find out more. To learn more about Jonathan & Melissa and their ministry, go to jonathanhelser.com or cagelessbirds.com.
How Could It Be? (Spontaneous Worship from The 18 Inch Journey)
19:27"Instantly I felt the voice of the Lord speak in my heart. He said 'Jonathan, worry magnifies the problems, but worship magnifies My promises.'" In this episode we are sharing a recent spontaneous worship moment from our school, The 18 Inch Journey. Our prayer is that this moment would become a space for you to fix your eyes on God, where His promises become more real than the problems that surround you. www.jonathanhelser.com www.18inchjourney.com
Holy (Spontaneous Worship & Prayer For Advent)
30:08“As our community has entered into this beautiful season of Advent, we have been experiencing some remarkable times of worship. In the middle of the pressure, the presence of Jesus has been lifting us up to see the way that He sees.” - Jonathan Helser This is a followup worship moment to our last episode (“Yield”). You can watch a full length video of this moment on our Cageless Birds Youtube Channel, as well as listen on the Tribl Music app!
Yield (Spontaneous Worship & Prayer For Advent)
39:34“On December 1 we had our weekly time of worship and prayer as a community. We were overcome with the beauty of the Advent Season and experienced a deep time of prayer and worship reflecting back on this last year, engaging the longing for the Christ. We hope you enjoy this RAW live spontaneous moment, wherever you find yourself in this season.” - Melissa Helser You can also listen to this extended worship moment on TRIBL, an app created for sharing live moments of worship. http://triblmusic.com/apple