040 – Why Risk is a Good Thing

As a general rule, the church often values tradition, status quo, and keeping things the way they’ve always been.  The church often resists change.

As a general rule, the culture of small, rural towns values tradition, status quo, and keeping things the way they’ve always been.  Small towns often resist change.

So when a pastor is called to lead a small, rural church through change it can feel dangerous and risky.  But I contend that sometimes risk is not only a good thing, but a God thing!

In this podcast episode I challenge pastors and church leaders to “get out of the boat” and step into an impossible, supernatural miracle of God by choosing to pray bold prayer, listen to the voice of God, and follow Him into the unknown future of obedient risk.

About Jon Sanders

Follower of Jesus; Husband to an amazing woman; Father of 3 great kids; Pastor of a multi-site church with a vision to reach rural America for Christ!
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