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9 Reasons Some Pastors Overstay Their Calling

In general, longer pastoral stays are better than a series of short ones. But even good pastors can stay too long. Here are some reasons why.

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The Value Of Long-Term Pastorates, with Rich Brown (Podcast Ep 014)

Karl Vaters interviews Rich Brown about why long-term pastorates are good for the church, the pastor, the pastor’s family, and for the community we’re called to reach.

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We Can’t Predict The Crowd, So Let’s Do Good Ministry

If you do good ministry and don’t see numerical increase, at least you can rest easy knowing you did the right thing.

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Hitting A Church Growth Barrier? Getting Bigger Isn’t Your Only Option

Should pastors adjust our leadership style to accommodate a larger congregation? Or is there a way to allow for and encourage growth that won’t require such a radical shift?

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Small Churches In Denominational Leadership, with Matt Henslee (Podcast Ep 013)

Karl Vaters interviews Matt Henslee about his recent appointment to regional and national leadership in the SBC and the importance of having small church representation in denominational leadership.

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