The Church In An Age of Marketing and Media: Integrating Practical Strategies
March 3, 2021
Pastor Denny Curran of River of Life Church in Cold Spring, MN joins us to discuss the unique role of websites and social media in making the community aware of your church’s presence. Denny presents practical strategies and methods his church has exercised and how they have effected church turnout.
How Education Furthers Ministry: From a Church That Has More Than Doubled Post-COVID
October 20, 2020
Why should a rural pastor enter a master’s program? On this episode, Dwight Sandoz asks pastor Stephen White why graduate studies has helped him answer the questions he did not even know needed to be answered and how it has furthered his ministry during the season of COVID-19. Stephen and Dwight also touch on the topics of applying learned ministry concepts and the spiritual and worshipful benefits of academics.
A Confident Call: Insight on the Life and Ministry of a Female Pastor with Dawn Slack
October 12, 2020
What is it like to be a female pastor in a conservative area? On today’s podcast, Dwight Sandoz interviews Pastor Dawn Slack on some of the challenges and benefits of being a female pastor of a rural church in today’s world. While giving insight to the topic of calling, she provides encouragement and advice to those in both vocational and non-vocational ministry on how to confront challenges that come their way.
Pastor Cody Cochran: The Challenges and Benefits of Church Planting
September 30, 2020
As the senior pastor of three PAC church plants in the West Texas area, Pastor Cody Cochran, recounts some of the challenges church planters face, the sacrifices they must make as well as some of the ways God has provided for their churches along the way. Pastor Cody speaks to their values as a church to stay connected as a community, disciple and new leaders and emphasize the transformative importance of missions within a church.
Pastor Cody Cochran: Unique Pastoral Strategies in Unwelcoming Places
September 22, 2020
After filling in for what was originally supposed to be a few weeks at a rural church in a “not very desirable town” in West Texas, Pastor Cody Cochran describes why, 19 years later, he is still the pastor of that church and what it took to overcome the numerous challenges that faced him throughout the journey.
Serving God From Behind the Pulpit and on the Governmental Level: A Conversation with Pastor Cory Musgrave
September 17, 2020
Cory Musgrave always loved politics growing up. Now, while pastoring New Beginnings church in Illinois as well as running for State Representative in the 109th district of Illinois, Pastor Cory confesses to listeners what it was like to communicate this transition to his congregation and also gives insight into balancing the tension between church and state.
"Not Your Ordinary Church:" an Extraordinary Church Movement Seeking to Reach an Unordinary Community
September 10, 2020
Reverend Cory Musgrave is the lead pastor of a rural church in Fairfield, Illinois that is making out-of-the-ordinary movements for the Kingdom of God. In their conversation, Garrett Freier draws out Pastor Cory’s story of how his church works to draw in people disaffected by church and seeks to reach their community and their government by non-ordinary means.
- New Beginnings Church Fairfield, IL. Phone: (618)842-3683 Email: email@example.com
- Trinity Bible College and Graduate School Master of Arts in Rural Ministry
Utilizing the 7 Mountains of Influence on the Native American Reservation: With Dobie Weasel From Life Tribe Ministries
September 1, 2020
In this episode, Dobie Weasel tells his testimony of how God brought him from a life of dealing drugs, and severe alcohol abuse to becoming a traveling evangelist, pastor, and now the founder and president of Life Tribe Ministries. Alongside his incredible testimony, Dobie tells of his experience ministering on the reservation and how Life Tribe Ministries has successfully utilized the 7 Mountains of Influence to minister to Native Americans across the United States.
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