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Rainer on Leadership

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Your online home for leadership lessons for both the church and the workplace.

Your online home for leadership lessons for both the church and the workplace.

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Nashville, TN

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Your online home for leadership lessons for both the church and the workplace.

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@ThomRainer

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English


Episodes

Does Your Church Need a Mentoring Ministry? – An interview with Kevin Harris from Radical Mentoring

11/17/2020
On this episode of Rainer on Leadership, Thom and Sam are joined by Kevin Harris, President of Radical Mentoring. We take some time to discuss how your church could benefit from a strong mentoring ministry. The post Does Your Church Need a Mentoring Ministry? – An interview with Kevin Harris from Radical Mentoring appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:42

Five Unusual Situations for Pastors (with thanks to the community of Church Answers)

11/10/2020
Members of the Church Answers community have filled our inboxes with questions dealing with unusual situations. Thom and Sam take an interesting look at five of these unusual situations for pastors. Deciding to pay the salary of a dying minister on staff to his family after he dies Being gifted a for-profit business Running a... The post Five Unusual Situations for Pastors (with thanks to the community of Church Answers) appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:08

Some Surprises of the Post-Quarantine Church: An Interview with Carey Nieuwhof

11/3/2020
An expert in practical local church leadership, Carey Nieuwhof joins Thom and Sam to discuss his most recent book and a few surprises of the post-quarantine church. The post Some Surprises of the Post-Quarantine Church: An Interview with Carey Nieuwhof appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:26

When to Keep Confidentiality with Church Members

10/27/2020
It’s a tough word to say and requires wisdom to keep. We hear a lot about what we should and should not keep confidential. Today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership is packed full of great information for church leaders concerning the importance of confidentiality. The post When to Keep Confidentiality with Church Members appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:20

Five Ways to Heal the Negativity of the Election Season in Your Church

10/20/2020
Today’s episode is fairly controversial as it deals with a very polarizing topic: Politics. How can the Church heal the negativity of the election season? Listen as Thom and Sam Rainer discuss five ways to tackle this very practical issue. The post Five Ways to Heal the Negativity of the Election Season in Your Church appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:20:37

The Five Factors of a Long-term, Healthy Fit: An Interview with Matt Steen and Todd Rhoades with Chemistry Staffing

10/13/2020
Matt and Todd from Chemistry Staffing share their wealth of knowledge and help us understand five factors of a long-term, healthy fit when searching for your next team member. The post The Five Factors of a Long-term, Healthy Fit: An Interview with Matt Steen and Todd Rhoades with Chemistry Staffing appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:39

The Church Guest Experience in a Post-COVID World: An Interview with Greg Atkinson

10/6/2020
Author Greg Atkinson joins Thom and Sam to discuss the importance of the guest experience in a post-COVID world. The post The Church Guest Experience in a Post-COVID World: An Interview with Greg Atkinson appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:50

Intentional Church Facility Stewardship – An Interview with Tim Cool

9/29/2020
Tim Cool from Smart Church Solutions joins Sam and Thom on this episode of Rainer on Leadership to discuss Tim’s new book and how church leaders can be intentional stewards of church facilities. We have talked about this concept several times, why write a book? Why is now such a critical time for churches to... The post Intentional Church Facility Stewardship – An Interview with Tim Cool appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:25:20

Overcoming the Numb Feeling and Moving Forward in a Post-Quarantine Era

9/22/2020
Are you feeling numb to all that is happening around you, the decisions which need to be made, and the responsibilities in front of you? In this episode of Rainer on Leadership, we discuss overcoming the numb feeling and moving forward in a post-quarantine era. All leaders can fall flat for a season, but detachment... The post Overcoming the Numb Feeling and Moving Forward in a Post-Quarantine Era appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:40

Five Reasons Why the Speed of Change Must Accelerate in Your Church in the Post-Quarantine Era

9/15/2020
We all know life will be different in the post-quarantine era. The church has fundamentally changed and many pastors are grappling with what the Church will look like in the coming years. Thom and Sam discuss five reasons why the speed of change must accelerate in your church in the post-quarantine era. The post Five Reasons Why the Speed of Change Must Accelerate in Your Church in the Post-Quarantine Era appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:15

The Post-Quarantine Church

9/8/2020
Dr. Rainer’s new book provides timely insight into our new reality and answers to questions church leaders have when looking to the future. The post The Post-Quarantine Church appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:31

How to Deal with Constant Critics and Angry Church Members

9/1/2020
On today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership Thom Rainer and Sam Rainer discuss how to deal with constant critics and angry church members. The post How to Deal with Constant Critics and Angry Church Members appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:51

Learning to Love and Lead the Different, the Difficult, & Everyone Else: an interview with Adam Weber

8/25/2020
Adam Weber is the founder and lead pastor of Embrace, a multi-site church based out of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Author of Talking With God and Love Has A Name, he also hosts a podcast called The Conversation. The post Learning to Love and Lead the Different, the Difficult, & Everyone Else: an interview with Adam Weber appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:28

COVID 19 Design Impacts: An Interview with Tim Songster

8/18/2020
Tim Songster, CEO of Cosco & Associates, joins Thom and Sam to discuss COVID-19 and your church building. Tim shares great insights for understanding how building usage and church space design is changing during the pandemic. The post COVID 19 Design Impacts: An Interview with Tim Songster appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:25:18

How to Re-engage Church Members Who Dropped Out During the Pandemic

8/10/2020
The number of people who have dropped out during the pandemic is a highly relevant topic for church leaders. A lot of leaders are wondering where these people have gone and more importantly, how to re-engage with these church members. The post How to Re-engage Church Members Who Dropped Out During the Pandemic appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:32

Growing Healthy Churches Together: Tyndale House Publishers and Church Answers

8/3/2020
On today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership, Ron Beers joins us to discuss the new ministry partnership with Tyndale House Publishers and Church Answers. Ron Beers has worked at Tyndale House Publishers since 1987, serving as editorial director for books and Bibles, as well as editor-in-chief; he currently serves as senior vice president and group... The post Growing Healthy Churches Together: Tyndale House Publishers and Church Answers appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:25:03

Four Warning Signs Stress is Beginning to Impair Your Leadership

7/27/2020
Stress free leadership does not exist. There are times when stress can become a problem. How do you know when stress is impacting you negatively? Today’s episode unpacks four warning signs stress is beginning to impair your leadership. The post Four Warning Signs Stress is Beginning to Impair Your Leadership appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:17

Five Ways to Honor the Past While Not Losing the Future

7/20/2020
History is important. A key part of developing a strong vision for the future is having a good understanding of the past. In today’s episode, Thom and Sam share five ways to honor your church’s past while not losing the future. The post Five Ways to Honor the Past While Not Losing the Future appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:32

People are Addicted to Outrage: Four Ways to Walk a Better Path – An Interview with Ed Stetzer

7/13/2020
Ed Stetzer is a professor and dean at Wheaton College who also serves as Executive Director of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center. Stetzer has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches, trained pastors and church planters on six continents, has earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates, and has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He joins us today to talk about why people are addicted to outrage and four ways to walk a better path. The post People are Addicted to...

Duration:00:25:30

How to Be an Encouraging Church Member

7/6/2020
Pastors and church staff have plenty of critics. The Church Answers team helps us understand how we can all choose to be an encouraging church member. The post How to Be an Encouraging Church Member appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:44