Author: Hope Danzl

Finding Joy in the Journey

Ministry Insights

The joy in rural ministry comes from embracing Paul’s encouragement on the placement of our focus
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Discipleship, Gideon, and a Rural Kansas Church

Ministry Insights, Rural Interviews

Replace the torches with weekly meetings, accountability partners, and biblical devotions.
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Chi Alpha Students Launching Ministry in Rural West Texas Communities

Rural Interviews

What if students started finding jobs in small, unlikely places?
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The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations Book Critique

Book Review

Passion about where and what is led gives great value to the organization.
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The Churching of America 1776-2005 Book Critique

Book Review

Book by Roger Finke and Rodney Stark Review by Jim Von Wald Overview The Churching of America 1776-2005: Winners and Losers in Our...
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Cultural Intelligence: Improving Your CQ to Engage Our Multicultural World Book Review

Book Review, Uncategorized

This book validates the church’s need for cultural sensitivity and will benefit those in mini…
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Protected: Rural 311 Meeting September 2021

Uncategorized

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post....
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Comeback Churches: How 300 Churches Turned Around and Yours Can Too

Book Review

Revitalization requires a team willing to take the steps to move into healthy patterns following th…
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Rural Leadership Development: A Critique of Pastoral Leadership Resources

Academic, Research and Papers

Ministry leadership development has neglected the rural ministry model for the younger generation.
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Ministerial Succession And Transition In Rural Churches: Challenges and Opportunities

Research and Papers

Rural churches would benefit from well-developed transition plans and discussions among their leade…
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