Interview

The Grasshopper Myth? On TBN? Really? (Video)

Since launching NewSmallChurch.com and publishing The Grasshopper Myth, I’ve found myself in some unusual places.

Ministering to US Military Chaplains in Germany and Small Church pastors in Croatia are some of the highlights. But, of all the places I never thought I’d be, the most surprising to me wasn’t on the other side of the world. It was a visit to a place less than five miles from my house – the TV studio of TBN.

A couple months ago, I appeared on their flagship Praise the Lord show, at the invitation of guest host, Phil Munsey.

Small Churches Are a Big Deal (A Review of “The Grasshopper Myth”)

Last month, Dixie Phillips, from “SGN Scoops” magazine, interviewed Karl Vaters about the origins of The Grasshopper Myth and NewSmallChurch.com. That interview, and Phillips’ review of the book, were combined into an article entitled “Small Churches Are a Big Deal”, which was printed on pages 25-26 of the April 2013 edition of SGN Scoops.  Today’s post is a reprint of that review/interview. …

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Small Churches Are a Big Deal (A Review of “The Grasshopper Myth”)

Last month, Dixie Phillips, from “SGN Scoops” magazine, interviewed Karl Vaters about the origins of The Grasshopper Myth and NewSmallChurch.com. That interview, and Phillips’ review of the book, were combined into an article entitled “Small Churches Are a Big Deal”, which was printed on pages 25-26 of the April 2013 edition of SGN Scoops.  Today’s post is a reprint of that review/interview. …

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