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Hospitality and Why it Matters to God with Alan Roxburgh
Jeanette Staats | 12 Jun 2023
Churches, with their official buildings, formal architecture, and highly developed language, are great for insiders. But in a world less familiar with Church, Christians must be masters of hospitality. In...
How to Tell a Jesus Story with Kris Beckert and Verlon Fosner
Jeanette Staats | 5 Jun 2023
How do you teach people about Jesus without using a typical “sermon?” In this episode, you’ll hear from Verlon Fosner and Kris Beckert about “Jesus Stories,” a simple, Biblical and...
Finding and Developing Pioneering Leaders with Jo Saxton
Jeanette Staats | 29 May 2023
Reaching new people with new kinds of churches doesn’t just require leadership; it requires pioneering leadership. In this talk from Jo Saxton, you’ll learn more about what a pioneering leader...
Church for Every Context with Michael Moynagh
Jeanette Staats | 22 May 2023
Fewer and fewer people find their way to a traditional church building on Sunday. So what would it look like to bring church into every context? Drawing on decades of...
Listening for Mission with J.R. Briggs and Mia Chang
Jeanette Staats | 15 May 2023
Are you on a mission from God, or does it come from somewhere else? How do you even tell? In this session, J.R. Briggs and Mia Chang discuss their experience...
From Going Fast to Going Slow with Tod Bolsinger & David Fitch
Jeanette Staats | 8 May 2023
How do you help an established Church change? How do you help “church people” think of themselves like missionaries? In season three, we’re opening up our archive of a decade...
Cowboys, Crafts and Foster Care: Three Examples of Innovative Rural Churches with Allen Jessee, Chris & Jaidymar Smith, and David Blackwell
Jeanette Staats | 17 Apr 2023
What do you think a rural church looks like? Listen to new ideas from real-life leaders who are reaching new people in places already accustomed to church. Featuring David Blackwell...
“This wasn’t in my job description!” with Lindsay Callaway
Jeanette Staats | 10 Apr 2023
Rural church pastors preach and organize church programs. But sometimes they manage contractors, water pigs, and other things you might not expect. Join Lindsay Callaway from the Evangelical Fellowship of...
What Latino Communities in Small Towns Need with Marta Sobrino Bolen
Jeanette Staats | 3 Apr 2023
Ministry in rural areas can have challenges, when it comes to resources. Listen to Marta share how she has addressed the needs of Latino community (especially with language barriers) in...
How to Be the Church Where Everyone is on Vacation with Pamela Morse
Jeanette Staats | 27 Mar 2023
What does it mean to be the church in a place where people come to vacation? Some small towns are less about Friday Night Lights and more about AirBnB. But...
Don’t Equip Rural Churches Like Other Churches with Leah Hidde-Gregory and Dale Edwards
Jeanette Staats | 20 Mar 2023
Doing ministry in rural areas is different from doing ministry in urban or suburban areas, but many books and conferences tend to be more helpful for larger population areas. In...
Hope for Rural North America and the Rural Church with Allen Stanton
Jeanette Staats | 13 Mar 2023
The word “rural” can bring to mind both bucolic and dilapidated images. But the truth is much more complicated! Discover how churches serve as anchors for small-towns, and new metrics...
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