Small Town Pastor Advocates Cell Phone Use In Worship

Earlier this week, Baptist News Global (BNG) broke a story about small-town Pastor John Crowder, who vigorously advocates cell phone use in worship.

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Ministering to the Rural Homeless – If You Can Find Them

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.

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Top 5 Tips for Winter Weather Ministry

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.

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The Contested BGAV Presidency, & One Pastor’s Opinion

I would like to encourage small town churches, and female pastors in particular (Virginia Baptist and otherwise), that you are significant stakeholders in the Kingdom. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

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Smaller Churches Seminar at The Center for Lifelong Learning

Smaller churches present unique challenges. Come to the Smaller Churches Seminar at Columbia Theological Seminary’s Center for Lifelong Learning, and get training tailored to you!

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