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EP230: Seacoast's Secret Project


Seacoast gets it.

Seacoast gets it. To reach different people you have to do something different, and Seacoast is doing something different. What are they doing? Well, I don’t want to give it away here in the intro but...

Let’s just say the South Carolina megachurch is exploring a future model of church that I believe will be very popular in the months and years to come.

Vague enough for you? Dig into the podcast and discover what Seacoast is up to, and how you can experiment with this idea as well.


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Host: Jeff Reed
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Guest: Ryan Scott
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Guest: Gabe DeWalk
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Ryan is the Online Campus Pastor for Seacoast, a multi-site mega-church in the Carolinas. Ryan began his ministry career by working in youth ministry before moving to Charleston in 2007 to begin full-time ministry as the Worship Pastor in Mount Pleasant.

In 2010, Ryan joined Seacoast Church as a Worship Leader and later became the Assistant Campus Pastor. Today he serves as the  Online Campus Pastor for McClellanville. Ryan has worked extensively in disaster relief, and currently Chairs the Disaster Recovery Network serving Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties.

Ryan and Shannon have three children – Sophia, and twins Isaac and Isabelle. In their spare time, they enjoy being with family and friends at the beach and on the water.


Gabe serves as the I.T. and Customer Service Specialist at Seacoast church and is an emerging leader in the church digital space. Gabe specializes in making the online space accessible to the next generation by using platforms like Discord and Switch. He built a platform for students at Seacoast church to connect via Discord and is now expanding this use to online influencers.



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Jeff Reed

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About Author

Jeff Reed
Jeff Reed

With about 20 years experience serving the church in the digital/technological realm, Jeff loves working with churches. As passionate about Discipleship as he is Technology, Jeff uses his passion to help Churches develop technology systems to bring people far from God closer to him. Oh, and he loves Digital Church & Church Online.

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