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046 – Are You an Authentic Leader?

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045 – The Key to Asking God for the Impossible

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/045_-_The_Key_to_Asking_God_for_the_Impossible.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Have you ever been frustrated when the vision that God has placed in your heart looks nothing like the current reality of where you find yourself?  In this … Continue reading

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044 – 5 Things That Will Help You Preach Better Sermons

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043 – You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/043_-_Youre_Doing_Better_Than_You_Think_You_Are.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Sometimes in ministry as pastors, our harshest critics are…ourselves!  It can be easy to beat ourselves up and listen to our own voice that tells us we’re not … Continue reading

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042 – We is Better than Me

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/042_-_We_is_Better_than_Me.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Hey pastor, have you ever felt lonely in ministry and wished you had a team of people to help you in the work God has called you to? … Continue reading

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041 – God Deserves More than Mediocrity

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/041_-_God_Deserves_More_than_Mediocrity.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Does your church embrace a culture of mediocrity?  Sadly, many rural churches do just that. But we serve an excellent God who desires, deserves, and demands excellence from … Continue reading

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040 – Why Risk is a Good Thing

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/040_-_Why_Risk_is_a_Good_Thing.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS 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, … Continue reading

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039 – You Have to Follow Before You can Lead

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/039_-_You_Have_to_Follow_Before_You_Can_Lead.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In many of my podcast episodes, I talk about the necessity for pastors to be strong leaders.  Click HERE to see what I’m talking about.  As much as … Continue reading

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038 – You Have Lost the Right to be Unfit

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/038_-_You_Have_Lost_the_Right_to_be_Unfit.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS “When you’re in the business of saving lives, you have lost the right to be unfit.” I read this sentence recently in a letter I received from Fire … Continue reading

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037 – When God Writes a Bigger Story with Your Life

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/037_-_When_God_Writes_a_Bigger_Story_with_Your_Life.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS   In this podcast episode I make the big announcement that I have accepted a job offer with the City of Sioux Falls Fire & Rescue as a … Continue reading

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