And here we are. The last episode of 2023. Wow! This episode is a much-needed conversation, especially as we head into the season of New Year’s Eve parties. In the Story Behind the Song episode, Pastor Tirza Magdiel chats with Pastor Micha Wattimena and Gigi Kenney about the message behind Pastor Micha’s song, “I Belong […]
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It’s that time of year – advent. But what is it? And why is it important? As we focus on the true meaning of the season, let’s start thinking and talking about this. In this episode, Pastor Tirza Magdiel chats with Pastor Dave Keney on why Advent is important and why we, in IES, celebrate
We’re still talking uncomfortable conversations. Pastor Tirza Magdiel sits with Marianne Kunze and Sophie Sofyan and talks about grief and losing a loved one. Some uncomfortable conversations are worth sitting around for.
Sometimes the holidays are super super hard due to loss and grief. These things aren’t just put on hold because we’re busy celebrating. Not only that, talking about death and grief might be uncomfortable. So that’s what we’re doing – talking about it. In this episode, Pastor Tirza Magdiel gets to chat with Pastor Mike
It’s the last week of our anniversary month, so Take a Beat is doing something out-of-the-ordinary. We hosted a game show! We brought three contestants: a deacon, a volunteer, and a staff member’s spouse. They compete on this game show to figure out who knows the best about IES (and some other stuff)! This episode
We’re still celebrating IES’ 24th anniversary, and now that we’ve done a lot of looking back, we’re now looking forward! Pastor Tirza Magdiel sits and chats with Pastor Dave Kenney about what’s next in the life of IES and PD!
We’re still in a celebratory season, so in this episode of Take a Beat, we are going through the story behind a song that is at the heart of IES. But most people don’t know the song! What’s the story behind the IES Anthem? Take a beat and join Pastor Tirza Magdiel, Pastor Dave Kenney,
We are well in our anniversary month, and – in this episode – Pastor Tirza Magdiel chats with Kristi (Bramono) Sumolang and Pastor Josh Kunze to chat about what it’s like in “the old days” of IES and what it’s like growing up in a church that was also growing up. It’s so much fun
It’s November, which means it’s IES’ anniversary! This year, IES turns 24, and to celebrate, we are going to talk about IES! Where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going. It’s also going to be so much fun! For our first part, we have Bruce and Judy Comrie in our studio (auditorium) all
And here we are on week 4 of our Missions Month at IES and on Take a Beat! Pastor Tirza Magdiel is joined by the people who run IES Missions: Volta Talo, Gary Arief, and Kamlesh. And we talk about the practical side of IES Missions! How do we do what we do? How do