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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

Six of the Most Common Reasons for Church Staff Conflict – Rainer on Leadership #409

2/23/2018
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Conflict is inevitable in the workplace. But there are things you can avoid that can help limit the conflict. Today, we cover six causes of conflict and how to overcome them.

Duration:00:21:40

How to Avoid Echo Chamber Leadership – Rainer on Leadership #408

2/20/2018
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Echo chambers can be disastrous for leaders. Today we discuss ways you can protect yourself from leading in an echo chamber.

Duration:00:21:09

12 Warning Signs of Potentially Bad Church Hires – Rainer on Leadership #407

2/16/2018
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Hiring in the church can be tricky at times. Today, we expound on a post by Chuck Lawless that looks at some warning signs to be on the lookout for when hiring a minister or staff member at your church.

Duration:00:21:10

The Rise of Networks, Bivocational Pastors, and Other Listener Questions – Rainer on Leadership #406

2/13/2018
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Listener questions are always fun to answer. Today we cover a wide-ranging group of topics and answer several pressing questions from listeners.

Duration:00:21:33

Five Reasons Pastors and Worship Leaders Should Meet Weekly – Rainer on Leadership #405

2/9/2018
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The relationship between pastor and worship leader is one of the most important church staff relationships there is.

Duration:00:19:54

Seven Keys to Growing as a Pastor – Rainer on Leadership #404

2/6/2018
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I love that the pastors we routinely interact with are always looking to improve. Today, we examine seven areas to focus on as a pastor that will help you serve your church better.

Duration:00:22:08

Overcoming Mission Drift in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #403

2/2/2018
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An inward focus often leads to an unhealthy church. Unhealthy churches drift from their mission. Today, we discuss how to combat mission drift.

Duration:00:23:41

Eight Reasons Denominations Are Struggling – Rainer on Leadership #402

1/30/2018
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We turn our attention to denominations today and examine eight reasons many of them are struggling.

Duration:00:23:29

How to Overcome Barriers to the Simple Church Model – Rainer on Leadership #401

1/26/2018
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Complexity cripples too many churches. They want to simplify, but don't know where to start. Today, we identify barriers to simplifying your church.

Duration:00:21:13

Four Keys to a Successful Church Year in 2018 – Rainer on Leadership #400

1/23/2018
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We celebrate our 400th episode by discussing four keys for how churches can be successful in their ministry this year.

Duration:00:21:17

Should You Count Online Viewers as Worship Attendees? – Rainer on Leadership #399

1/19/2018
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After the discussion surrounding a blog post earlier this week, we look at the pertinent question surrounding the topic of the internet church: should you count them in your weekly worship number?

Duration:00:23:50

Virtual Culture and the Church – Rainer on Leadership #398

1/16/2018
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Bryan Miles returns to the podcast to discuss how the virtual work environment is affecting churches and how churches can benefit from virtual workers.

Duration:00:26:09

Does Your Church Need a Church Consultation? – Rainer on Leadership #397

1/12/2018
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Church consultants can be very valuable and effective for churches if they are used well. Today we discuss when to get one, what to look for , ad what the outcome should be.

Duration:00:21:42

Creating a Zero-Based Church Schedule – Rainer on Leadership #396

1/9/2018
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Churches are busy. Some are too busy for their own good. So today, we discuss what a zero-based church schedule might look like and how to practice the exercise on your own.

Duration:00:22:46

Humor and the Church with @ChrchCurmudgeon – Rainer on Leadership #395

1/5/2018
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The Church Curmudgeon (David Paul Regier) joins us to talk about humor and worship in the church.

Duration:00:18:39

Why 2018 Is so Different Than 2008 in the Local Church – Rainer on Leadership #394

1/2/2018
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A lot has changed in our world over the past 10 years. Today, we highlight some major shifts in the church.

Duration:00:22:18

When to Leave a Church (and other listener questions) – Rainer on Leadership #393

12/29/2017
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Our final episode of 2017 features listener questions ranging from topics of dying churches to leaving churches to dealing with grief.

Duration:00:22:17

How to Handle a Church Staff Financial Crisis (and other listener questions) – Rainer on Leadership #392

12/26/2017
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Podcast Episode #392 SUBSCRIBE: iTunes • RSS • Stitcher • TuneIn Radio • Google Play • iHeart Radio As we close out 2017, we answer a few questions from listeners. Like many questions we receive, these have a great deal to do with the changing church landscape. Some highlights from today’s episode include: When it comes to church finances, you […]

Duration:00:21:21

Finding the Right Rhythm in Your Preaching Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #391

12/22/2017
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One of the most frequently asked questions I get deals with how to find time for sermon preparation. The key if finding a rhythm in your prep. Today we discuss how.

Duration:00:24:00

Ten Important Trends for Churches in 2018 – Rainer on Leadership #390

12/19/2017
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Every year, we take a look a the trends we expect to see in the new year. Today, we look at the trends for 2018.

Duration:00:21:48

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