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Revitalize & Replant with Thom Rainer

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Featuring Thom Rainer, Mark Clifton, and Kevin Ezell, Revitalize & Replant is presented by the North American Mission Board. Revitalize & Replant is a weekly discussion on church revitalization and replanting.

Featuring Thom Rainer, Mark Clifton, and Kevin Ezell, Revitalize & Replant is presented by the North American Mission Board. Revitalize & Replant is a weekly discussion on church revitalization and replanting.

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United States

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Featuring Thom Rainer, Mark Clifton, and Kevin Ezell, Revitalize & Replant is presented by the North American Mission Board. Revitalize & Replant is a weekly discussion on church revitalization and replanting.

Twitter:

@thomrainer

Language:

English

Contact:

2052131416


Episodes

Why Your Pastor Just Quit

3/4/2021
Lay leaders often contact us in a bit of a shock when their pastor just quit, especially if it's sudden with no apparent moral failure. The post Why Your Pastor Just Quit appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:45

Five Ways Disunity Is Destroying Revitalization and Replanting (And How to Overcome It)

2/24/2021
Thom and Kevin look at the fragile nature of churches in revitalization, and how disrupted unity can totally destroy revitalization momentum. Even better, though, they offer some concrete solutions to overcome disunity. The post Five Ways Disunity Is Destroying Revitalization and Replanting (And How to Overcome It) appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:51

Four Ways to Address Preaching Burnout in a Replant or Revitalization

2/16/2021
On today’s episode of Revitalize & Replant Mark Clifton talks about four ways to address preaching burnout in a replant or revitalization. Remember that the apparent lack of responses of the members may not be indicative of the work God is doing through your preaching. Share the preaching load with others. Seek prayer intercessors for... The post Four Ways to Address Preaching Burnout in a Replant or Revitalization appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:53

Five Most Common Times of Conflict in a Church Revitalization

2/10/2021
On today’s episode of Revitalize & Replant Thom Rainer and Kevin Ezell talk about the five most common times of conflict in church revitalization. The post Five Most Common Times of Conflict in a Church Revitalization appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:44

Four Reasons Church Adoption Is Becoming More Appealing to Change-Resistant Members

2/3/2021
We all know change is hard. The idea of church adoption is becoming more appealing to change-resistant members. Thom and Mark discuss four reasons why. The post Four Reasons Church Adoption Is Becoming More Appealing to Change-Resistant Members appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:56

Seven Incredible Steps to Help Your Church as You Look for a Pastor

1/27/2021
What are some things your church needs to know when looking for a pastor? Thom and Kevin share seven incredible steps to help your church as you look for a pastor. The post Seven Incredible Steps to Help Your Church as You Look for a Pastor appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:10

The Profile of a Healthy Revitalizer after COVID-19

1/20/2021
It’s a new year and everyone is tired. As we move forward in the work of revitalizing churches, Mark and Thom share the profile of a healthy revitalizer after COVID-19. Has a realistic view of the post-COVID world. Patience, patience, patience. Is an example in evangelism. Is emotionally and spiritually prepared for conflict Has a... The post The Profile of a Healthy Revitalizer after COVID-19 appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:09

Six Things That Stop Revitalization Dead in Its Tracks

1/14/2021
The key to a strong revitalization is leadership. Today, Thom and Kevin discuss six leadership situations which will stop a revitalization dead in its tracks. The post Six Things That Stop Revitalization Dead in Its Tracks appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:25:24

Ask Mark and Thom Anything

1/7/2021
From most discouraging moments to greatest surprises of 2020, Thom and Mark answer listener questions on today’s episode of Revitalize and Replant. The post Ask Mark and Thom Anything appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:12

Five Ways to Address Moral Failure of a Church Leader

12/31/2020
On today’s episode of Revitalize and Replant we discuss the difficult topic of how to address moral failure of a church leader. Thom and Kevin Ezell break down five ways to deal with the unfortunate circumstance. The post Five Ways to Address Moral Failure of a Church Leader appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:25

Five Rules for Taking Care of Your Family in a Replant or Revitalization

12/24/2020
When a pastor is called to lead a church replant or revitalization their family should remain their first line of ministry. Thom and Mark discuss five rules for taking care of your family in a replant or revitalization. The post Five Rules for Taking Care of Your Family in a Replant or Revitalization appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:24

Five Ways to Reignite an Outward Focus in a Church Needing Revitalization

12/17/2020
Renewing a culture of outreach and casting vision for loving the community is vital for churches needing revitalization. Thom and Kevin discuss five ways to reignite an outward focus in churches needing revitalization. Model it. Seek to lead explicitly evangelistically. Give examples of other churches. Combine prayer and outreach. Seek accountability. Resources in Today’s Episode:... The post Five Ways to Reignite an Outward Focus in a Church Needing Revitalization appeared first on Church...

Duration:00:23:43

Five Post-COVID-19 Trends among Churches in Revitalization

12/10/2020
We have seen several trends among church revitalizations during the global pandemic. As we find ourselves approaching a post COVID-19 world, Mark and Thom discuss five of the most prominent trends we are witnessing in church revitalizations today. The post Five Post-COVID-19 Trends among Churches in Revitalization appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:21:46

Six Mistakes to Avoid as Your Church Regathers After COVID

12/3/2020
We would all love for things to return to normal. But in reality, this will not happen any time soon, if ever. With this in mind, Thom and Kevin discuss six mistakes to avoid as your church regathers. The post Six Mistakes to Avoid as Your Church Regathers After COVID appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:25:24

Five Reasons Pastors Should Have Hope in the Post-Pandemic Era

11/26/2020
The pandemic has given us many reasons to stress and contemplate the future. Today, Dr. Thom Rainer and Mark Clifton discuss the other side of the coin and give us five reasons pastors should have hope as we look to the post-pandemic era. The post Five Reasons Pastors Should Have Hope in the Post-Pandemic Era appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:35

Five Most Common Developments in Declining Churches as a Result of COVID

11/19/2020
We can learn much from positive and negative examples. In today’s episode, we isolate a group of churches in order to examine five common developments in declining churches. Decline is more pronounced. Closure or merger is more likely. Flaws become more visible or pronounced. Volunteers resign from their ministries. Conversion growth moves toward zero. ... The post Five Most Common Developments in Declining Churches as a Result of COVID appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:13

Why Your Church Needs You, Pastor, More Than Ever in the Post-Pandemic Era

11/12/2020
The post-pandemic era is filled with uncertainty. Thom and Mark discuss why your church needs you, Pastor, now more than ever. The post Why Your Church Needs You, Pastor, More Than Ever in the Post-Pandemic Era appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:22:54

Five Ways the Pandemic Has Been Positive for Revitalizing Churches

11/5/2020
The pandemic has helped church leaders and members embrace change. Today on Revitalize & Replant, Thom Rainer and Kevin Ezell discuss four additional ways the pandemic has been positive for revitalizing churches. The post Five Ways the Pandemic Has Been Positive for Revitalizing Churches appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:23:15

Pastoring a Four Member Church in the Post-Pandemic Era

10/29/2020
As we help leaders approach post-pandemic era ministry, an interesting development has occurred in the life of our friend, Mark Clifton. He is currently pastoring a 3-member church. Listen in as he shares his unique strategy for pandemic revitalization and ministry. The post Pastoring a Four Member Church in the Post-Pandemic Era appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:24:40

How Do We Pay for Church Security in a Revitalization?

10/22/2020
Many churches are approaching budget season. As church leaders we understand the importance of security in a revitalization but we have questions about the cost and how to pay for the needed security. The post How Do We Pay for Church Security in a Revitalization? appeared first on Church Answers.

Duration:00:20:58