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033 – Is Your Church a Simple Church?

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032 – The Importance of Self-Awareness in Pastoral Leadership

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/032_-_The_Importance_of_Self-Awareness_in_Pastoral_Leadership.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS If you have been called to be a pastor, then you have also been called to be a leader.  One of the most important qualities of a leader … Continue reading

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031 – How to Rock Your Small Town Parade

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/031_-_How_to_Rock_Your_Small_Town_Parade.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS It’s one of the many unique and enjoyable qualities of life in small, rural towns.  Almost every small town across our nation observes some sort of annual community celebration. And … Continue reading

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030 – A Word to Young Leaders

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/030_-_A_Word_to_Young_Leaders.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In this podcast episode I interview Pastor Chase Riber and Pastor Tyler Ramsbey, two young leaders who serve on The RESCUE Church team. In the interview we discuss … Continue reading

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029 – Interview with Karl Vaters

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/029_-_Interview_with_Karl_Vaters.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In this podcast episode I interview author and pastor, Karl Vaters.  In his book The Grasshopper Myth, Karl asks the question, “What if it’s not a bad thing … Continue reading

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028 – Confessions of an Adulterous Pastor

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/028_-_Confessions_of_an_Adulterous_Pastor.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS I recently had the sad and unfortunate opportunity to be a part of a group of pastors who confronted a fellow pastor who had fallen into adultery and … Continue reading

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027 – Interview with Pastor Lon Williams

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/027_-_Interview_with_Lon_Williams.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS I love stories of how God is doing BIG things in small, rural places!  In this podcast episode, you will hear just such a story as I interview … Continue reading

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026 – Pastor, You Don’t Have to Change the World

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/026_-_Pastor_You_Dont_Have_to_Change_the_World.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Often as pastors and church leaders we carry (unnecessarily) way too much weight and live with an unhealthy pressure to see our churches grow and flourish.  And many … Continue reading

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025 – Pastor, You Need to Lead Yourself

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024 – How we are doing Multi-Site Church in Rural Communities

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/024_-_How_we_are_doing_Multi-Site_Church_in_Rural_Communities.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Over the years, I have been asked many questions about how The RESCUE Church got into and operates as a multi-site church.  In this podcast episode I talk … Continue reading

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