With summer here, there are many opportunities for ministry that may not exist during the school year.
Smaller churches have their unique satisfactions and their special
challenges. Join us and discover the differences between “tree-climbing” and “swimming” pastors and enjoy the genius of the most common size
If small town churches were their own denominational network, they would be THREE TIMES the size of the largest denomination in the land. Maybe if you’re in the wilderness, its because that’s where God has called you.
In rural settings, homelessness is a real problem – if you can identify the rural homeless that is. Moreover, funding for state and federal dollars is often attached to the number of homeless people identified in a federally initiated annual reporting period.
When winter weather hits, how should your church respond, particularly if you are in a small town? The tips that follow would also serve urban churches well, but these are especially critical in small rural counties.