Ministry As A Solo Pastor, with Dr. Gary McIntosh (Ep 041)

An extremely practical conversation about the kind of ministry most pastors do, but almost no one talks about.

In this episode I interview Gary L. McIntosh, president of the Church Growth Network, professor at Talbot School of Theology (Biola University), and prolific author.

We talk about the principles in his just-released book, The Solo Pastor: Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges of Leading a Church Alone, by narrowing in on five of the main streams running through his book:

  • The relentlessness of being a solo pastor
  • How influence works in the solo-pastor church
  • What expectations people have of the solo pastor
  • Our connectedness to the congregation
  • The great hopefulness of solo-pastoring

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