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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

The Six Most Simple Adjustments to Become a Welcoming Church – Rainer on Leadership #573

9/20/2019
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Your church can become more welcoming regardless of how welcoming you may think it already is. Today we cover six simple adjustments that cost little to nothing that will have exponentially great results.

Duration:00:21:59

Getting under the Hood of Church Giving to Increase Generosity in Your Congregation – Rainer on Leadership #572

9/17/2019
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Increasing generosity is not just about asking for more money more often. It's about building the spiritual discipline of giving.

Duration:00:25:00

How Churches Should Respond to Seven Major Changes – Rainer on Leadership #571

9/13/2019
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We recently highlights seven changes are facing today. In this episode, we discuss how to combat these changes.

Duration:00:21:41

Seven Ways to Hurt Your Pastor – Rainer on Leadership #570

9/10/2019
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We hear from hundreds and hundreds of pastors every week. Many of them are hurting. Today, we cover seven most common ways church members hurt their pastors.

Duration:00:22:37

Leading Millennials in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #569

9/6/2019
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Troy Pollock from Pushpay joins us today to discuss church technology and how you can better reach Millennials in your church.

Duration:00:22:04

Seven Things Pastors Would Like Church Members to Know about Their Children – Rainer on Leadership #568

9/3/2019
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Children of pastors often feel like they live in glass house. Today, we take a look at an older post from ThomRainer.com on their thoughts about being seen as a pastor's kid.

Duration:00:23:06

Seven Things We Should Celebrate Regularly in Our Churches – Rainer on Leadership #567

8/30/2019
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What you celebrate, you become. And today we discuss ways churches can celebrate how God is working in them and through them.

Duration:00:23:20

Seven Major Ways Pastors Discern It’s Time to Leave Their Church – Rainer on Leadership #566

8/27/2019
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One of the most frequently asked questions we get asked relates to when it's time to take a pastorate or leave one. Today we cover seven ways to sense it's time to leave.

Duration:00:22:44

Six Reasons Longevity Is Critical for Change Leadership – Rainer on Leadership #565

8/23/2019
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Change in a church does not happen overnight. Leading a group of people to change takes time. Today we look at six reasons why longevity is so critical to change.

Duration:00:20:55

Six Reasons Pastors Must Become Change Leaders – Rainer on Leadership #564

8/20/2019
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Determining the correct pace of change is often the most important aspect of leading change—because change is needed in nearly every church situation.

Duration:00:22:44

Six Reasons Why the Minimization of Numerical Metrics Is Dangerous – Rainer on Leadership #563

8/16/2019
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Metrics have a bad reputation in some churches. In others, they're too much of the focus. Today, we discus why you should take a balanced approach to metrics.

Duration:00:21:20

Six Reasons Why “People Are Saying . . .” Is the Most Frustrating Comment for Church Leaders – Rainer on Leadership #562

8/13/2019
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When a pastor hears the phrase "People are saying . . . ", it brings a great deal of anxiety. But should it? Today, we discuss the reasons for the anxiety and how to deal with it.

Duration:00:22:25

Five Updates on Pastoral Attire – Rainer on Leadership #561

8/9/2019
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Pastoral attire seems to be a hot issue in almost every church. Today, we discuss the response to another recent podcast on the subject and provide a few updates.

Duration:00:20:48

Five Reasons Some Churches Celebrate Debt Retirement – Rainer on Leadership #560

8/6/2019
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Debt can drag down a church's finances and keep it from being able to minister as it would like to. So when a church retires its debt, it's typically a cause for celebration.

Duration:00:22:37

Should Pastors Announce Their Upcoming Vacation? – Rainer on Leadership #559

8/2/2019
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Pastoral vacations can lead to some disagreements between church members—mainly on whether or not the church should know it's coming. Today we discuss both sides of the issue.

Duration:00:20:46

Six Ways a Church Failed the Guest Friendliness Test – Rainer on Leadership #558

7/30/2019
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Every church thinks they're a guest friendly church. But as we discuss today, guest friendliness is not something at which every church excels.

Duration:00:22:12

Six Reasons a Healthy Culture Is Imperative for Inviting Others to Church – Rainer on Leadership #557

7/26/2019
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Church culture is important to the outreach of a church, and subsequently, how much members will invite others. Today we discuss how inviting can create and improve the church culture.

Duration:00:21:40

Six Ways Toxic Members Deter Invitations to Church – Rainer on Leadership #556

7/23/2019
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When toxic members are present in a church, resources are spent on overcoming the fallout of toxic members. As a result, members are less likely to invite others to church.

Duration:00:22:08

Why the Pendulum on Church Metrics May Be Swinging Too Far – Rainer on Leadership #555

7/19/2019
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There is a pendulum swing in church leadership circles as it relates to the viewpoint of church metrics. Numbers and tracking numbers aren't inherently bad, but they can be abused.

Duration:00:23:00

Seven Reasons Why More Churches Are Calling on Interventionists – Rainer on Leadership #554

7/16/2019
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Churches who want to become healthier often need outside eyes and a fresh perspective. Today, we discuss how consultants (interventionists) can help.

Duration:00:23:04