The Ralph Moore Podcast


Interview: Ethan Fernhaber -- President, Multiply Indiana

Season 50258

Ethan grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he cut meat, earned a degree, worked for a bank, and met his wife, Stephanie.

Ethan and Stephanie have three children. Ethan is the president of Renewing Management a firm that has been restoring hope by transforming communities for 16 years. Ethan found Christ later in life and feels compelled to live out his faith in community with others.

Ethan serves on the Operations Team at Mercy Road, Panhurst Farms Foundation, Nexus, Renewing Communities, and Multiply Indiana.

Multiply Indiana is a church planting "machine," dedicated to bringing one million people in the state to Christ by 2030. They welcome church planters, offer coaching, emotional and even financial support to church planting efforts. You might want to join them at

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Jimi Calhoun -- From Noted Rocker to Church Planter

Season 2, Ep. 50264
Jimi Calhoun is an author, ethicist and musician. He's a gifted speaker having appeared on NBC, ABC and CBS and at several colleges and seminaries throughout America. He's also a church planter.Jimi’s musical career began with Leon Patillo in a band named Leon’s Creation in the San Francisco Bay Area. He played in the band with jazz musician Dr. John, performing alongside several notable artists including John Lennon, Mick Jagger, Elton John, Jimi Hendrix and Bobby Blue Bland.After leaving the Dr. John Band, Jimi pulled together the former band, Leon’s Creation, as simply Creation with Atlantic Records. He later joined Detroit rockers Rare Earth. He's recorded with Jimi Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone and with his old friend Buddy Miles. He toured with Buddy Miles Regiment, Creation and the Oblivion Express. including a Funkadelic hit titledComin’ Round the Mountain,and subsequentlybegan touring with The Buddy Miles Road Regiment. In 1983 Jimi walked through the doors of Hope Chapel Foursquare Church in Hermosa Beach, California. This podcast is the first of three. Jimi describes how he rediscovered Jesus, volunteered to serve as a janitor (while driving an XKE Jaguar to work) so he could better connect with the church staff who would disciple him. Since then he planted Hope Chapels in Sherman Oaks, CA, Belize City, Belize and now Bridging Austin. He's also written several books. He is passionate about building bridges wherever spatial division and social segregation exist.He planted, and pastors, Bridging Austin, a reconciling community committed to the inclusion of the racially different and the differently abled. (people living with a disability)You can catch him on these three websites.