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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

Why People Don’t Invite Others to Church – Rainer on Leadership #459

8/17/2018
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A recent LifeWay Research study reported on the invite habits of American churchgoers. Today, we examine the results and discuss how to correct the problems.

Duration:00:23:24

Problems Churches Face When They Don’t Have a Pastor – Rainer on Leadership #458

8/14/2018
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William Vanderbloemen joins us to discuss the problems churches often face when they are pastorless.

Duration:00:24:26

Why Digital Giving Options Are Vital for the Financial Health of Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #457

8/10/2018
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If churches want the next generation of members to give to their full potential, digital giving options are a must. Today, we explain why.

Duration:00:22:08

Nine Key Statistical Insights from Churches in 2018 – Rainer on Leadership #456

8/7/2018
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Tony Morgan joins us to discuss statistical trends he's finding in churches today and what those trends can mean for your church in the future.

Duration:00:25:48

The Value of Women in the Workplace and the Rise of Working from Home – Rainer on Leadership #455

8/3/2018
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Shannon Miles joins us today to discuss her new book, The Third Option, and the rise of working from home.

Duration:00:22:22

Eight Warning Signs Your Church Is Drifting from God’s Mission – Rainer on Leadership #454

7/31/2018
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Is your church aligned with God's intended mission for her? A post by Sam Rainer serves as the basis of today's discussion on warning signs that you might be drifting from God's mission.

Duration:00:22:18

Seven Reasons People Give More to Their Church – Rainer on Leadership #453

7/27/2018
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Money is a subject too many pastors avoid—but they shouldn't. It's important to preach and teach on biblical stewardship. Today we explain seven ways that can lead to increased giving.

Duration:00:21:32

Top Ten Ways Churches Drive Away First-time Guests – Rainer on Leadership #452

7/24/2018
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Guest friendliness has been a constant theme on this blog and podcast over the past few years. There's even a book that came out of these discussions. Today, we look at a classic post on the subject and unpack several ways churches actually push guests away.

Duration:00:22:51

Five Consequences of the Pending Retirement of Boomer Pastors – Rainer on Leadership #451

7/20/2018
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Every single day, 1,000 Boomers are hitting retirement age. This includes Boomer pastors. Today we discuss the consequences of this reality and also highlight why many are choosing Interim Pastor University to prepare for their next stage of ministry.

Duration:00:21:25

Five Future Developments Coming to the Church – Rainer on Leadership #450

7/17/2018
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Churches of the future will have many of the same components of churches today, but there are changes that will take place. Today, we cover five of those changes.

Duration:00:23:44

Six Considerations for Selecting Mission Partners – Rainer on Leadership #449

7/13/2018
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Churches are asked often to help fund or partner in missions. Today, we discuss how to make those decisions thanks to a post by Sam Rainer.

Duration:00:22:54

Why People Leave a Church – Rainer on Leadership #448

7/10/2018
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A recent study by LifeWay Research showed that 15% of church members have considered leaving their church in the past six months. Today, we discuss why.

Duration:00:22:37

Seven Ways to Adapt to Changes in Church Attendance – Rainer on Leadership #447

7/6/2018
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Jim Sheppard, CEO of Generis, joins us today to talk about a new, free eBook (The Big Shift) and to discuss how your church can best adapt to the changing patterns in church member attendance.

Duration:00:22:59

How to Deal With an Angry Church Member – Rainer on Leadership #446

7/3/2018
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I get asked this question on nearly a daily basis. Pastors from all over are wanting to know how to deal with angry church members.

Duration:00:21:42

Four Steps for Dealing with a #MeToo Moment in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #445

6/29/2018
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Josh Bryant, the Church Law Guru, joins us to discuss how your church can prepare for and respond to a #MeToo accusation.

Duration:00:22:41

Six Ways the #MeToo Movement Has Affected Local Church Life – Rainer on Leadership #444

6/26/2018
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Sexual abuse in the Church has become a major issue for pastors and church leaders. Today, we discuss why this is an important moment for the Church to get right in the way things are handled.

Duration:00:22:45

Equipping Millennials in the Church – Rainer on Leadership #443

6/22/2018
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Chris Martin, the Millennial Evangelical, joins us to discuss Ministering to Millennials and how your church can better equip and engage Millennials.

Duration:00:23:18

Eight Ways the Digital World Has Changed Local Church Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #442

6/19/2018
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Churches continue to be shaped by the changing digital world. Today, we discuss eight specific ways churches have been changed by technology and digital resources.

Duration:00:24:12

What to Do If You Are Exhausted from Doing Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #441

6/15/2018
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Ministry never stops. Because of this, it can be quite exhausting. Today, we discuss how to combat this exhaustion.

Duration:00:20:57

The Unchurched Next Door – Rainer on Leadership #440

6/12/2018
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When it was published 15 years ago, The Unchurched Next Door provided insight into reaching those far from Christ with the gospel. Today, we review the book and the research that made it possible.

Duration:00:22:01