How can pastors lead their church during times of transition while creating a healthy culture and reaching the community with the Gospel? How do pastors and church leaders maintain a healthy balance during seasons of change? We believe that you can learn best on how to thrive in transition, by hearing from Sam Rainer. All this on the Thriving in Ministry podcast. On today’s episode we are talking with Sam Rainer, Pastor of West Bradenton Baptist Church. Sam helps lead Church Answers and Rainer Publishing as well as co-hosting the EST.Church and Rainer on Leadership podcasts.
What's your top priority? On today’s episode we talk about 4 different ways to respond well to these new pressures and challenges. We’ll lay out a plan for you to better manage your schedule and life so that you don’t come up empty.
Pastors need rest. Carl Walker shares his fresh perspective from working with dozens of pastors every year. Rest is not something we do apart from ministry, it should be a part of your ministry.
Are you dreaming of building a new church facility? On this episode of the Thriving in Ministry podcast, Kyle Willis and Dace Clifton speak with Rodney James about what to consider before you build. Rodney is the President of Master's Plan Church Design and Construction and a pastor of over 20 years. We talk about due diligence, counting the costs, and the timing of financing and fundraising.
The story of Mona Dixon is perhaps the best story you have not heard yet. She shares her journey from a cardboard house to the White House. An investment of $20 by a stranger changed the course of Mona's life and has impacted thousands of youth.
Do you struggle with implementing change in your church? Dace Clifton and Kyle Willis share The Pastors' Pathway on Implementing Change. We discuss the best approach on how to communicate and increase engagement with your congregation during times of change.
Being a Christian and a warrior are two ideas seldom connected in the modern world. If Christians embraced the ethic and discipline of warriors, our world would see radical change in Christian leadership.
Being well-known and having deep and abiding relationships with others are two completely different things. Some pastors are hesitant to develop relationships that go beyond surface matters out of a fear of being hurt or betrayed. In this post, we will discuss a few reasons why it is critical for pastors and ministry couples to cultivate deep friendships with others.
Do you struggle to forgive others? Do forgiveness and reconciliation have a place in your life? As ministry leaders, we lead by example and this area is no exception.