Can This Work In A Small Church?

Episode 15, 46 min
Intentional Interim Pastors with Tom Harris (EP 15)
Karl Vaters talks with Tom Harris, the co-author of Soaring Between Pastors: 8 Actions to Thrive During a Pastoral Transition. Tom also serves as the president of IPM (Interim Pastor Ministries).
Episode 14, 40 min
The Value Of Long-Term Pastorates with Rich Brown (EP 14)
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).
Episode 13, 29 min
Small Churches In Denominational Leadership with Matt Henslee (EP 13)
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.
Episode 12, 27 min
Small Church Pastor Personality Types with Jean Morgan (Ep 12)
Jean Morgan, a small church pastor who wrote a Masters thesis about the correlation between a pastor’s personality and the size of the church they serve.
Episode 011, 41 min
Trauma, Brain Science, and Ministry, with Lori Andrews, EP 011
My podcast guest this week is Lori Andrews, Ed.D. She and I talk about trauma, its effect on the brain, and how to use this information as we lead through challenging times.
Episode 010, 40 min
Writing For Ministry, with Drew Dyck, EP 010
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.
Episode 009, 46 min
First Impressions, with Greg Atkinson, EP 009
Karl Vaters interviews Greg Atkinson about how to make a great first impression with guests in small church.
Episode 008, 28 min
Recovering & Thriving In the Post-Pandemic Church: Pt. 2, EP 008
The second of a two-part series in which Karl Vaters shares lessons from hundreds of small church pastors about responding, recovering and thriving through a challenging season.
Episode 007, 30 min
Recovering & Thriving In the Post-Pandemic Church: Pt. 1, EP 007
The first of a two-part series in which Karl Vaters shares lessons from hundreds of small church pastors about responding, recovering and thriving through a challenging season.
Episode 006, 35 min
Video Ministry Using Devices You Already Own, EP 006
Craig Forrest has spent decades shooting and editing film and video for ministries and network TV. He’s passionate about helping people communicate the message of Jesus in a compelling way. In this interview I talk with him about video ideas and tips that can be used in any size of church on a limited or nonexistent budget.
Episode 004, 57 min
Decision Fatigue, with Ira Antoine, EP 004
Karl Vaters interviews Ira Antoine about Decision Fatigue. You know, that exhaustion you feel when there are Just. Too. Many. Decisions. To. Be. Made.
Episode 005, 1 hr 7 min
Small Church Conferences, EP 005
This week’s podcast is a free-flowing conversation about the importance of Small Church Conferences with Dale Sellers, Chris Vitarelli and Carl & Kalani Culley.
Episode 3, 26 min
Can a Pastor Change the Culture of a Small Church? EP 003
This space is now a companion to my new podcast, "Can This Work In A Small Church?" Here's what it's all about.
Episode 002, 1 hr
Making a Positive Impact on Social Media, with Doug Bursch, EP 002
Karl Vaters interviews Doug Bursch about his new book, Posting Peace.
Episode 001, 39 min
Can A Small Church Be An Effective Church? (Podcast Transcript) EP 001
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Can A Small Church Be An Effective Church? (Podcast Transcript) EP 001

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