If you drive down the street in just about any town, you are sure to see a church or two… Read more Five Reasons Every Church Should Love Their Community
Just because you can wear every hat doesn’t mean that you should wear every hat. In ministry, there is the… Read more The Exhaustion of too many Hats!
Ignorance, in many ways, is bliss when you don’t know everyone. I remember growing up in the city and seeing… Read more The Trampled Mind of a Rural Pastor
1. You Matter! In a day when everyone is connected, the comparison game is strong. We can see the successes… Read more 3 Encouraging Reminders for Leaders in Small Towns
It is no secret that many rural communities are slowly shrinking. Young professionals move away, and an older generation begins… Read more Where did the BIG KINGDOM go?
Control is the kryptonite that destroys rural churches. I know this is true in every church, but it holds deeper… Read more The Plague of Control in the Rural Church
Depending on the state you live in, it is nearly time to start drawing your bow, sighting in your gun,… Read more 3 Aspects of Discipleship I learned from Deer Hunting
1. Unity around mission is a must. Each day, a new issue divides the world we live in: politics, race,… Read more 7 Preaching Trends Needed in 2022 More Than Ever