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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.

Twitter:

@ThomRainer

Language:

English


Episodes

Breaking Out of the Status Quo in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #389

12/15/2017
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Whether a church is in decline, plateaued, or growing, sticking to the status quo can hurt the church. Church is often needed, and to lead change, you often have to break out of the status quo.

Duration: 00:22:19


Why Leaders Stop Leading – Rainer on Leadership #388

12/12/2017
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Ever known a leader who didn't lead? They may have had the position to do so, but just didn't follow through with the action. Today, we discuss why.

Duration: 00:23:58


10 Keys to Maximizing Your Church Facility – Rainer on Leadership #387

12/8/2017
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Tim Cool returns to the podcast today to discuss facility issues churches often face and how you can tackle them in 2018.

Duration: 00:23:53


How Being Nice Can Lead to Bad Decisions – Rainer on Leadership #386

12/5/2017
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Decisions have to be made in the church. Unfortunately our desire to be nice and avoid hurting someone's feelings can often lead to either a bad decision or simply not making one that's needed.

Duration: 00:22:29


Five Ways to Connect Your Church to Your Community – Rainer on Leadership #385

12/1/2017
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Dean Inserra joins us today to explain how City Church Tallahassee has used community events and organization to connect church members to the community.

Duration: 00:24:03


What Churches That Have Healthy Small Groups Are Doing – Rainer on Leadership #384

11/28/2017
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Groups are important to the vitality of a church. As we discuss today, groups are often the catalyst for healthy growth in a church.

Duration: 00:22:59


Seven Ways Mentoring Can Transform Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #383

11/24/2017
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We often think of mentoring as passing on life skills. While that's true, in the church it can be used to pass on spiritual disciplines as well.

Duration: 00:23:27


Five Problems with Conventional Wisdom – Rainer on Leadership #382

11/21/2017
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Rarely do people push back against conventional wisdom. But as we share today, maybe they should.

Duration: 00:22:51


Five Problems Caused by Short Pastoral Tenure – Rainer on Leadership #381

11/17/2017
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While some circumstances do call for quick pastoral turnover, it’s hard not to wonder if some churches fire their pastor (or the pastor bails) too quickly.

Duration: 00:22:05


Eight Keys for Church Christmas Services – Rainer on Leadership #380

11/14/2017
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Ready or not, Christmas is coming. That means churches are planning events, socials, and special services.

Duration: 00:21:58


The Beth Moore Story – Rainer on Leadership #379

11/10/2017
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Renowned Bible teacher Beth Moore joins us to tell her story on a special episode of Rainer on Leadership.

Duration: 00:34:37


Why Leaders Get Cold Feet – Rainer on Leadership #378

11/7/2017
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Cold feet often plagues pastors and their decision making. Today we discuss reasons for this cold feet syndrome and how to battle it.

Duration: 00:21:56


How Church Leaders Can Fight Discouragement – Rainer on Leadership #377

11/3/2017
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Pastors often deal with discouragement on a weekly—or even daily—basis. Today we discuss how to fight ten sources of pastoral discouragement.

Duration: 00:22:04


Seven Ways Busyness Can Harm a Church – Rainer on Leadership #376

10/31/2017
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Churches like to be busy. Unfortunately busyness can hurt a church's effectiveness. Today we discuss this problem and how to deal with it.

Duration: 00:22:42


Four Stupid Things Pastors Do That Ruin Their Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #375

10/27/2017
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Pastors and church staff do a lot of great things. Unfortunately, they sometimes do some stupid things too.

Duration: 00:22:23


The Importance of Guest Connections – Rainer on Leadership #374

10/24/2017
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Will Mancini joins us to discuss how churches can better connect with guests and mistakes they make that hurt those connections.

Duration: 00:25:02


Four Communications Problems Churches Face and How to Solve Them – Rainer on Leadership #373

10/20/2017
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Darrel Girardier joins us to discuss how bet to operate your church's communications efforts for both online and in print.

Duration: 00:24:13


Ten Unrealistic Expectations Placed on Ministry Spouses – Rainer on Leadership #372

10/17/2017
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We routinely hear from pastors' wives and ministry spouses. Their feedback is often heartbreaking. Today, we expound on their frustrations.

Duration: 00:24:51


Six Ways to Lose Church Volunteers – Rainer on Leadership #371

10/13/2017
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Volunteers are important for churches. And it's even more important to keep them. Today, we discuss six ways churches often lose volunteers.

Duration: 00:21:32


Five Small Shifts That That Will Transform Your Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #370

10/10/2017
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Daniel Im joins us to discuss his new book, No Silver Bullets, and five shifts you can make that will radically your ministry.

Duration: 00:27:32

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