Dr. Derwin Gray is the lead pastor of Transformation Church a multiethnic, multi-generational, mission-shaped community near Charlotte, NC. Marinate On That is where Dr. Gray will discuss theology, discipleship, leadership, marriage, and the multiethnic church.
Episode 7 | God, Do You Hear Me with Annie Downs Play in Edifi Player
Episode 7 | God, Do You Hear Me with Annie Downs
Our guest in today's episode is Annie F. Downs. You know her from her wildly popular podcast That Sounds Fun! She also is the best-selling author of several books including That Sounds Fun, Looking for Lovely, and Let’s All Be Brave. She’s also a sought-after speaker and Bible teacher. Listen in on this conversation all about prayer.
Episode 6 | God’s Kingdom and Our Role in it Play in Edifi Player
Episode 6 | God’s Kingdom and Our Role in it
Today’s episode is all about God’s Kingdom, mission, and what our role is in all of it. As Christ followers, we have been given a ministry and mission, we get to join Jesus in bringing His Kingdom to earth. Join us for this conversation with your hosts Dr. Derwin Gray and Alexandra Hoover.
Episode 5 | Choosing Worship over Worry Play in Edifi Player
Episode 5 | Choosing Worship over Worry
Do you ever struggle with worry? Chances are you do! But as followers of Jesus, we can choose worship over worry. How? Listen in to today’s episode as we learn how to do this together.
Developing a Prayer Mindset with Vicki Gray Play in Edifi Player
Developing a Prayer Mindset with Vicki Gray
In today's very special episode we welcome Vicki Gray to the podcast. She is the co-founder of Transformation Church along with her husband, Dr. Derwin Gray. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Spiritual Formation and Staff Health and has a passion for prayer and discipleship. In today’s episode, she’ll be talking about how we can depend on God when everything else fails.
Reconciling Hard Things with a Good God Play in Edifi Player
Reconciling Hard Things with a Good God
In today’s episode, we’re talking about how to reconcile hard things with a good God. Everyone goes through difficult experiences, but when we’re walking through a hard season or facing an impossible situation, what does that say about God’s goodness? Listen in with your hosts, Dr. Derwin Gray and Alexandra Hoover.
Episode 2 | Prayer: An invitation and a command - with Jackie Hill Perry Play in Edifi Player
Episode 2 | Prayer: An invitation and a command - with Jackie Hill Perry
In episode 2 of Transforming the Church podcast, Pastor Derwin and Alexandra sit down with Jackie Hill Perry to talk about how prayer is both an invitation and a command. The Lord's Prayer is like a mini-catechism that shows us how we should pray and invites us to connect with the heart of our Father.
Episode 1 | Can God hear me when I pray? Play in Edifi Player
Episode 1 | Can God hear me when I pray?
In our very first episode of Transforming the Church, Alexandra Hoover will ask Pastor Derwin Gray about the power of prayer. Can God actually hear all of us? What is the purpose of prayer? Listen in as they delve into these questions and more.
Season 1 Trailer Play in Edifi Player
Season 1 Trailer
Marinate on That is now Transforming the Church! Join Dr. Derwin Gray with his new co-host, Alexandra Hoover, as they talk about how to equip and disciple our churches so they can be gospel-centered transformative communities of love and grace.
Building a Multiethnic Church - Part 2: How do we build multiethnic churches? Play in Edifi Player
Building a Multiethnic Church - Part 2: How do we build multiethnic churches?
Now that we know why we build multiethnic churches, how do we go about building them? In Part 2, Pastor Derwin sits down with a few staff members of Transformation Church to talk about what boots on the ground multiethnic ministry actually looks like.
Building a Multiethnic Church - Part 1: Why do we build multiethnic churches? Play in Edifi Player
Building a Multiethnic Church - Part 1: Why do we build multiethnic churches?
When it comes to the multiethnic church, it's important to establish our why. In this episode, Dr. Derwin Gray & Vicki Gray discuss the theology behind the multiethnic church and how they got started planting Transformation Church in 2010.
BONUS EPISODE with Rachel Baribeau Play in Edifi Player
BONUS EPISODE with Rachel Baribeau
In this special bonus episode of Marinate on That, Dr. Derwin Gray sits down with Rachel Baribeau to discuss what she's doing to "change the narrative." As a sportscaster, Rachel saw first-hand the mental health struggles of young athletes. Now she's working to help them understand their purpose outside of sports.
BONUS: What we learned about healing with Dr. Derwin Gray Play in Edifi Player
BONUS: What we learned about healing with Dr. Derwin Gray
In this Bonus Episode of Marinate on That, Dr. Derwin Gray shares what he has learned over the last six episodes from the guests who shared their stories of healing. He offers his own words of wisdom to help others on their journey.
Healing from Tragedy with Joel Muddamalle Play in Edifi Player
Healing from Tragedy with Joel Muddamalle
We all experience tragedy in our lives. In this episode, Joel Muddamalle shares about the tragic death of his cousin and the steps he's taken towards healing.
The Journey to Healing with Pastor Josh Samarco Play in Edifi Player
The Journey to Healing with Pastor Josh Samarco
In this episode, Dr. Derwin Gray is joined by Pastor Josh Samarco, who also serves at Transformation Church. Pastor Josh had a tumultuous childhood, but an unexpected encounter with God changed the trajectory of his life. As he grew in his faith, he realized he had to deal with the trauma from his past and began a journey to healing through counseling and biblical community.