Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

022 – The Key to Longevity in Your Rural Church

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/022_-_The_Key_to_Longevity_in_Your_Rural_Church.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Have you ever noticed that there seems to be a high turnover rate among rural church pastors?  In this podcast episode, I talk to Pastor Gene Witte of … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

021 – Growing Rural Church Seeking Young Leaders!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/021_-_Growing_Rural_Church_Seeking_Young_Leaders.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS This “special edition” podcast episode was produced to compliment a blog post I recently released in which I’m calling out to young leaders who seek to get involved … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

020 – What is the Culture of Your Team?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/020_-_What_is_the_Culture_of_Your_Team.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Every team has a culture.  Very few teams have a culture that has been intentionally designed and defined.  And the reality is if you don’t define your culture, … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

019 – Pastor, Your Church Needs You to Lead!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/019_-_Pastor_Your_Church_Needs_You_to_Lead.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS I believe many churches are struggling today because they lack strong, pastoral leadership.   I believe this is especially true in rural and small town churches.  In this … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | 2 Comments

018 – 9 Ways to Avoid a Poverty Mindset in Rural Ministry

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/018_-_9_Ways_to_Avoid_a_Poverty_Mindset_in_Rural_Ministry.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In this episode, I am really “preaching to myself” as I am currently praying through some big vision items in the life of The RESCUE Church.  On one … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

017 – The Top 7 Regrets of Pastors

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/017_-_The_Top_7_Regrets_of_Pastors.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS This past week I had the opportunity to join Dr. Claude Thomas and C3 Global in leading a roundtable for pastors and church leaders in Montego Bay, Jamaica.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

016 – 6 Steps to Achieving Excellence in Your Rural Church

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/016_-_6_Steps_to_Achieving_Excellence_in_Your_Rural_Church.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Do you value excellence in your life and in your ministry?  I hope so.  But sadly, I believe that many churches today do NOT operate with a level … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

015 – How to Add Staff to Your Rural Church with a Limited Budget

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/015_-_How_to_Add_Staff_to_Your_Rural_Church_with_a_Limited_Budget.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS As a pastor, do you ever feel like you’re the one doing the majority of the work of the church? If so, you’re not alone. The reality is … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

014 – How our Rural Church Started an International Campus – Part 2

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/014_-_How_our_Rural_Church_Started_an_International_Campus_-_Part_2.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS The theme of the Small Town Big Church podcast is that God delights in doing BIG things in small places.  As I have been on an amazing journey … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment

013 – How our Rural Church Started an International Campus – Part 1

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/013_-_How_our_Rural_Church_Started_an_International_Campus.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS The theme of the Small Town Big Church podcast is that God delights in doing BIG things in small places.  As I have been on an amazing journey … Continue reading

Posted in Podcast Episodes | Leave a comment