Podcast Episode 27, 48 min
The Unexpected Origins of the Church Growth Movement, with Dr. Gary McIntosh (Ep 27)
The origins of church growth are far different than what most of us have been taught recently, according to Dr. McIntosh.

Gary McIntosh: Recognize the founder of the church growth movement never led, planted, or pastored a church bigger than a hundred himself.

Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl Vaters. Welcome to, Can This Work in a Small Church? My guest today is Dr. Gary McIntosh. He's the author ...

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Podcast Episode 26, 1 hr 7 min
Destigmatizing the "M" Word (Marketing), with Austin Savage (Ep. 26)

Austin Savage: How are you as a leader in your community, adding value and building trust with people in their daily walks?

Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl and I'm a small church pastor, and welcome to Can This Work in a Small Church? My guest today is Austin Savage and the ...

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Podcast Episode 025, 44 min
Why Your Church Needs A Website And Social Media, with Josh Givens (Ep 25)

Karl Vaters: Josh, welcome to the podcast. It's good to have you here, my friend.

Josh Givens: Hey Karl, it's great to be here. Thanks for having me on.

Karl Vaters: Thank you. Yeah, you and your dad Stan, we've been connecting a lot more lately. You were part of a ...

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Podcast Episode 024, 50 min
Rural Church Rescue, with Jon Sanders (Ep. 24)

Jon Sanders: Let's ask God for the vision of how he wants to use your church to accomplish the mission that he's already defined for us in your time, in your town, in this space, and make it happen. And it'll be awesome.

Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl Vaters and I’m ...

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Podcast Episode 023, 1 hr 5 min
A Christian's Guide To The Gender Revolution, with Dr. Vince Gil (Ep 023)
Karl and Dr. Gil address issues of concern to pastors, and provide a dialogue on how to approach varied sex/gender concerns in congregants and beyond.

Vince Gil: This is a continuation of the gender revolution, sexual revolution. We can't ignore it. Why can't we ignore it? Because it's really eating up at the very basis of how are we defining the human being? How are we defining the self? How are we defining ourselves? ...

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Podcast Episode 022, 58 min
Helping Men Become More Intentional Dads, with Jeff Hamilton (Ep 022)
In this interview with Jeff Hamilton, of Dad Academy, we talk about helping men become the dad they want to be.

Jeff Hamilton: They made me go to school for 30 hours before I could press the automatic group button on the machine. And yet in 1996, they just handed me a baby.

Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl Vaters and I'm a small church. And welcome to can this work in a small church? ...

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Podcast Episode 21, 44 min
Church Planting For Everyone, with Peyton Jones (ep 021)

Karl Vaters: Well welcome Peyton to the podcast. It's good to have you on with.

Peyton Jones: Thank you, Carl. Good to be here. You have

Karl Vaters: written a book called church plants, ology, and it is a hefty tome.

Peyton Jones: I'm not going to lie. There was 800 pages ...

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