7 Qualities Pastors Need to Grow a Small Town Church

Now I know not every pastor is interested in growing the church they serve. It’s not that they don’t want to see the church grow; it’s just not a main priority or focus for them. They’re content with leading a Continue Reading

Five Ways to Develop Margin in Your Life

If you look up the definition of margin, you’ll get a few different answers. The edge or border of something. The amount by which a thing is won or falls shorts. To deposit an amount of money with a broker Continue Reading

5 Tips to Improve as a Small Group Leader

I used to believe that small groups just wouldn’t work in rural and small town environments. I’m beginning to change my mind. They can work; you just need the right people leading them. Good leadership works no matter what context Continue Reading

The Eight Mistakes Churches Continue to Make on Sundays

I’m guessing if you’re reading this blog, you have an interest in growing your church by reaching new people. Most pastors have this desire, but many churches continue to struggle to do what is necessary to actually reach people. Don’t Continue Reading

We Could Never Do That

This is an all too common phrase spoken by small town pastors. I hear it over and over again in the conversations I’m a part of. I’d love to change our worship music, but we could never do that. I’d Continue Reading

4 Conversations You Probably Need to Have with the Worship Leader

If I asked 100 lead pastors what is the staff or volunteer position that is most difficult to work with, how many do you think would say the worship leader? My guess would be over 50%, with the youth pastor Continue Reading
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