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.
How can you empower your team to unleash their creativity into the work of your church? During these times of increased pressure, there will be new ways that your church will want to increase your impact. On today's episode, Kyle Willis and Dace Clifton talk with Steven Hall, from Mod Scenes, on how church leaders can thrive in creativity. We’ll talk about how your church can improve their overall programming, even on a budget.
Do you want to connect with your audience? Clarity is a critical component of effective preaching. When you are clear, people remember and can apply your teaching to their lives. On today’s episode, Kyle Willis and Dace Clifton talk about how to clarify your preaching so it is more memorable and effective.
How will your church reopen? Many churches are beginning to formulate their plans for reopening. Your church will never get a second chance to make that first impression.
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.
How's your attitude? Our attitudes reveal where we are placing our focus. Attitude is like a barometer for our hearts - it shows what's going on underneath. What you cultivate inside always finds its way out.