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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

Understanding the Differences between Open Groups and Closed Groups (and the Benefits of Both) – Rainer on Leadership #520

3/19/2019
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Groups are important to discipleship in the church. Today we discuss why both open and closed groups are needed and how they can benefit your church.

Duration:00:22:55

Top Seven Major Facility Mistakes of the Past 20 Years – Rainer on Leadership #519

3/15/2019
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Churches can sometimes make unwise decisions when it comes to building facilities. Today we cover seven of them and how to avoid them.

Duration:00:23:12

Seven Ways Churches Make Prayer Central to Their Worship Services – Rainer on Leadership #518

3/12/2019
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We constantly hear from pastors wanting to see prayer increase in their churches. The secret to becoming a praying church is to...pray.

Duration:00:23:21

Five Incredible Tools for Better Stewardship – Rainer on Leadership #517

3/8/2019
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Stewardship is important for churches, and to increase stewardship, you have to be intentional about it and you have to resource it well.

Duration:00:22:28

Five Findings about Gen Z That Will Impact Churches – Rainer on Leadership #516

3/5/2019
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The oldest members of Gen Z are just entering college and the work force. Today, we discuss a recent Wall Street Journal article on Gen Z and the generation's implications on the church.

Duration:00:23:33

Five Highly Effective Ways to Enhance Corporate Prayer in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #515

3/1/2019
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Corporate prayer is instrumental in shaping the DNA of a church. A praying church is often one who realizes that they are fully dependent on God's power.

Duration:00:23:42

Six Issues Regarding Mega Vacancies in Megachurches – Rainer on Leadership #514

2/26/2019
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More people often means more problems. And that is the case with megachurches when it comes to finding pastors.

Duration:00:22:16

Six Different But Important Questions Pastors Are Asking – Rainer on Leadership #513

2/22/2019
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We get a lot of questions through Church Answers and at the blog. Today, we take time to answer some of the unique ones we receive.

Duration:00:21:29

Five Micro-Strategies for Growing Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #512

2/19/2019
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Growth in a church doesn't have to be the result of a large strategy. Today we discuss how a few small things can lead to big growth.

Duration:00:23:53

The Most Frequent Issues Facing Pastors and Other Church Leaders – Rainer on Leadership #511

2/15/2019
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We are asked for insights into different areas of church life on a consistent basis. Today, we cover the seven most frequent issues pastors come to us with.

Duration:00:22:14

Seven Ways to Stay Encouraged in Pastoral Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #510

2/12/2019
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Ministry can be disheartening at times. Today, we discuss how you can stay encouraged in ministry.

Duration:00:23:37

Five Reasons Your Church Should Have a Virtual Facility Assessment Immediately – Rainer on Leadership #509

2/8/2019
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Church facilities can cost churches more than they ever imagined. Without continuous assessments and upkeep, facilities can eat up funds that would be best used for ministry.

Duration:00:22:05

Six Major Areas Where Pastors Want to Reset Their Ministries – Rainer on Leadership #508

2/5/2019
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Ministry routines and rhythms can get out of balance at times. Today we discuss what areas are commonly most in need of a reset for pastors.

Duration:00:21:48

What Former Pastors Don’t Miss about Pastoring – Rainer on Leadership #507

2/1/2019
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In episode 506, we discussed things former pastors missed from their time as a pastor. Today, we look at the other side of the coin and discuss things pastors don't miss.

Duration:00:22:27

What Former Pastors Miss Most about Pastoring – Rainer on Leadership #506

1/29/2019
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When pastors leave the pastorate, they inevitably miss certain things about pastoring. Today, we discuss the five we hear most frequently.

Duration:00:22:56

Reconsidering Worship Service Alternatives Beyond Sunday Morning – Rainer on Leadership #505

1/25/2019
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We are starting to see more and more churches offer alternative worship service times. Today we discuss the when, where, and how of this trend.

Duration:00:24:00

Understanding the Internet Church as a Entry Point to the Physical Gathering – Rainer on Leadership #504

1/22/2019
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The term "internet church" brings a mix of emotions and reactions from church leaders, but if your church is online, there are a few best practices to cover. Today, we discuss eight of them.

Duration:00:21:49

Why Your Church Attendance May Vary 25% Each Week – Rainer on Leadership #503

1/18/2019
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Worship attendance swings can be dramatic in local churches. Today we discuss why that is and how to combat it.

Duration:00:22:20

Why Tracking Church Attendance Is Important – Rainer on Leadership #502

1/15/2019
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Numbers are important, but they aren't ultimate in the church. Today, we discuss why you should be counting and how, but we also discuss how to avoid making numbers your focus.

Duration:00:23:50

How to Deal with the Constant Critic in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #501

1/11/2019
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Critics are real in the church. And for many pastors, they are incessant. Today, we discuss how to deal with the constant critic in your church.

Duration:00:23:17