Karl Vaters interviews Rich Brown, the author of Extended Stays: A Closer Look at Longer Pastorates. He has served for decades as a pastor and in Christian higher education. Currently he serves with IPM (Interim Pastor Ministries).
RB: As I’ve talked to young graduates, fresh out of seminary, they didn't care anything about longevity. They heard about how to candidate, they heard about how to put out their resume, but they didn't hear anything about how to stay longer.
Karl Vaters interviews Matt Henslee. In addition to being a small church pastor and authoring/co-authoring several books, Matt has recently been appointed to leadership in his denomination (Southern Baptist Conference) on both a regional and national level.
Matt Henslee: We need these small church pastors in leadership roles, because they do know what they're doing. They are doing incredible work. They're great preachers. They just are kind of out of the limelight.
Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl Vaters and I'm a small ...
In this week’s episode of Can This Work In A Small Church? I interview Drew Dyck about the important subject of Writing for Ministry. Drew is the author of several books, most recently, Your Future Self Will Thank You: Secrets to Self-Control from the Bible and Brain Science (A Guide for Sinners, Quitters, and Procrastinators). Drew has spent a couple decades as a writer and editor for major church publishers.
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Drew Dyck: So, it's kind of a cool time to have a message that you want to communicate to people because you don't have to wait for anyone's permission. You can just start now.
Karl Vaters: Hi, I'm Karl Vaters and welcome to Can This Work in a Small ...
Karl Vaters interviews Greg Atkinson about how to make a great first impression with guests in small church.
Greg Atkinson: We need to be like water in a desert. We need to be welcoming and loving and accepting and give them a soft place to land where they can recover and grow in their life and being discipled and grow in their spiritual journey. But it all starts with that first visit. ...