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088 – 4 Steps to Adding Amazing Volunteers to Your Team

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/088_-_4_Steps_to_Adding_Amazing_Volunteers_to_Your_Team.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS I’ve never heard any pastor say, “We just have WAY TOO MANY volunteers in our church!” Instead, the more common struggle is a continuous need for more help … Continue reading

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087 – STOP Doing Everything in Your Church!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/087_-_STOP_Doing_Everything_in_Your_Church.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In the majority of small churches, pastors (and their families) do the vast majority of the work within the church.  From preaching sermons to printing the bulletins; calling … Continue reading

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086 – 5 Roadblocks to Change in the Rural Church

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/086_-_5_Roadblocks_to_Change_in_the_Rural_Church.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Recently I had an opportunity to hear from a group of pastors about what they perceived to be the common roadblocks to change in their churches. In this … Continue reading

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085 – How We Responded to an Attempted Church Split

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/085_-_How_We_Responded_to_an_Attempted_Church_Split.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Have you ever had to deal with division and conflict in the church? One of the sad realities of doing ministry is that sooner or later, all leaders … Continue reading

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084 – Titles & Toilets – A Lesson for Leaders at every Level

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/084_-_Titles__Toilets_-_A_Lesson_for_Leaders_at_every_Level.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS In this podcast episode I share a lesson I recently taught my staff at The RESCUE Church. The big idea is that you don’t need a title or … Continue reading

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083 – 11 Ways to be Unapproachable as a Pastor

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/083_-_11_Ways_to_be_Unapproachable_as_a_Pastor.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS As pastors, we are in the “people business”.  Most pastors I know truly desire to make a positive impact in the lives of others.  But I believe there … Continue reading

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082 – Why Your Church Needs a First Impressions Team and How to Establish One

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/082_-_Why_Your_Church_Needs_a_First_Impressions_Team_and_How_to_Establish_One.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Is your church a friendly church? Most churches would say that they are, but do your first-time guests walk away with the same impression? What is your strategy for … Continue reading

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081 – Integrity Matters

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/081_-_Integrity_Matters.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS Pastor, I believe God truly wants to do BIG things in small places!  I believe He desires to use your life and ministry to reach many people for … Continue reading

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080 – Encouragement for Small Church Pastors

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/080_-_Encouragement_for_Small_Church_Pastors.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS If we as pastors were to be honest, we would admit that much of the time we struggle with feeling weary, burdened, insignificant, undervalued, and unsuccessful in ministry. … Continue reading

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079 – Should My Church Go Portable?

http://traffic.libsyn.com/smalltownbigchurch/079_-_Should_My_Church_Go_Portable.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Android | RSS At some point in the life of a church it’s quite likely that buildings (or the lack thereof) will become an issue that has to be dealt with. … Continue reading

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