Academic Studies

The rural church, nationally, has different characteristics, but is under-represented.  Research is now underway to develop, identify and study the importance of rural churches.  

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...

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Population Decline in Rural America: A Case for Continued Church Planting and Ministry Investment

Academic, Research and Papers

Read the Academic Article Written by Dwight D. Dozier This study researched the feasibility of...

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A Multisite Church Model in the Rural Context

Academic, Research and Papers

Varying church models exist throughout the Christian church context. A multisite church model is...

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Partnership in the Gospel

Academic, Research and Papers

By Dwight Sandoz Read the Academic Article: Partnership in the Gospel The summer of 1987 provided...

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Theology of the Call: Acts 26:16-20

Academic, Research and Papers

Read the Academic Article This paper presents the need to review the theology of God’s call...

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Trends and Strategies for Churches and Ministry in the Sandhills of Rural Nebraska

Academic, Research and Papers

Read the Academic Article By Ronald L. Masten Partnership on purpose, spiritual fervency, and...

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Church Turnaround in Rural America

Academic

Finding factors led rural pastors from a season of plateau or decline to turnaround; producing...

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Strategies for Effective Native American Ministries

Academic

From studying the research, pursuing meaningful relationships, contextualized discipleship,...

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