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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

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


Three Important Financial Realities Facing Churches Today – Rainer on Leadership #369

10/6/2017
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LifeWay research recently released a study of financial issues in the church. Today, we discuss these three issues and ways churches can better prepare themselves financially.

Duration: 00:22:47


Seven Characteristics of Proactive Pastors – Rainer on Leadership #368

10/3/2017
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Reactivity can hurt a pastor's ministry, but so many pastors are more reactive than proactive. Today, we examine seven traits of a proactive pastor.

Duration: 00:23:47


10 Critical Pieces of Pastoral Advice – Rainer on Leadership #367

9/29/2017
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Pastors often come seeking advice. Today, we cover ten of the most frequent requests we get.

Duration: 00:22:13


5 Simple Ways to Improve as a Church Leader – Rainer on Leadership #366

9/26/2017
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Growing as a leader is important to grow in ministry. Today, we discuss a post by Sam Rainer on the five ways you can grow as a leader in the church.

Duration: 00:23:33


Why Every Leader Should Consider Having a Coach – Rainer on Leadership #365

9/22/2017
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Leaders in the church often struggle on their own. They are at their most effective when they have someone coaching them and pushing them to realize their full potential.

Duration: 00:25:27


10 Mistakes Churches Make in Evaluating Pastors – Rainer on Leadership #364

9/19/2017
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Pastors and church staff are often evaluated poorly. This often stems from a lack of clarity as to what the job actually entails.

Duration: 00:21:55


Seven Symptoms of Leaders Who Don’t Finish Well – Rainer on Leadership #363

9/15/2017
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Leaders often struggle to let go and move on. And it's often for one of these seven reasons.

Duration: 00:21:45

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