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This is a podcast about life in ministry at a small church. About 90% of all churches in America have less than 350 members. We want to help people that serve in all churches, but our heart is for the small church.

This is a podcast about life in ministry at a small church. About 90% of all churches in America have less than 350 members. We want to help people that serve in all churches, but our heart is for the small church.

Location:

United States

Description:

This is a podcast about life in ministry at a small church. About 90% of all churches in America have less than 350 members. We want to help people that serve in all churches, but our heart is for the small church.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Be Involved in Your Local Community

7/11/2022
Join us as Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman discuss what it's like to be involved in the community. We answer how this affects evangelism and offer some tips on how to be more involved.

Duration:00:37:30

How to Disciple Children with Different Personalities

7/8/2022
In this episode Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman describe their children and how they best disciple them within their own household. There are also tips for discipling children that may not be your own.

Duration:00:23:44

Temptation

6/30/2022
This episode's topic is one that faces everyone. We have all felt temptation and given into it at some level. Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman look at Jesus' life to see how to battle temptation. The Local Church: https://www.facebook.com/bbcps1611

Duration:00:14:17

Longevity in Ministry

6/27/2022
Our goal today is to encourage and share information from our lives on how to stay in ministry. Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman have advice for those in ministry or looking to pursue ministry for any length of time.

Duration:00:19:53

Ministers and Social Media

6/23/2022
Join Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman discussing guidelines for social media. We have tips and tricks and some pitfalls to avoid. To check out how we handle our Pastor's page, click the link below. To submit comments or questions, email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com. This is also apparently Season 4, and the math teacher cannot count correctly. Pastor Altman Page: https://www.facebook.com/PastorRobertAltman The Local Church Page: https://www.facebook.com/bbcps1611

Duration:00:17:06

Upbringing for the Ministry

8/27/2021
In this episode, Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman are joined by Pastor CT Townsend. The topic is how your upbringing can prepare you for the ministry and also how we as ministers can better our children for their future. To learn more about Pastor CT's ministry, please visit https://cttownsend.com/. To submit a question or comment, please email thelocalchurchpodast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:14:16

My Story

8/20/2021
In this episode, Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman are joined again by Pastor Malcom Carter. Listen as the three discuss how to train your flock in evangelism and sharing their story with a lost world. To learn more about Bro. Malcolm and his ministry, please visit https://templebaptistcullman.com. To submit a question or comment, please email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:19:24

The Greatest Threat to the Church

8/10/2021
Joined by special guest Pastor Malcolm Carter, the team breaks down the greatest threat to the church. To learn more about Bro. Malcom's ministry, visit templebaptistcullman.com. To submit questions or comments, email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:20:22

The Shaping of a Missionary

8/6/2021
Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman are joined by Bro. Travis Sharpe of Unsheltered International in this episode. Bro. Travis shares his story of how God moved him to be compassionate with the homeless. You can visit http://www.unsheltered.org for more information on this ministry. For questions and comments, please email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:17:40

Church and Pandemic Recovery

7/20/2021
Listen today as the group discusses how the church thrived and operated during and after the pandemic. We'd love to have your questions! Please submit them to thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:14:12

Short and Long Terms Goals

7/18/2021
Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman take a look this time at our goals and how they shape not only our ministry, but how we incorporate others in the ministry. We'd love to have your questions! Please submit them to thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:12:18

Small and Large Meetings

7/16/2021
In this episode, the team walks you through different types of services, and why we need them. We'd love to have your questions! Please submit them to thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:22:48

Sunday Series: After Sunday

7/13/2021
Today we take a look at evaluting our Sunday services. Join the dynamic duo as they lay out the plan and goal of assessing each service, including big events.

Duration:00:13:47

Sunday Series: During Sunday

7/11/2021
In this episode, the group walks you through the normal Sunday service from a Pastor and leader's perspective. This includes everything from waking up, to walking in the door, and moderating a service.

Duration:00:20:46

Sunday Series: Before Sunday Part 2

7/9/2021
Today Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman continue to discuss what their schedule looks like before Sundays, specifically what happens on Fridays and Saturdays.

Duration:00:10:52

Sunday Series: Before Sunday Part 1

7/5/2021
In this episode, the duo walks through what their weekly routines look like to prepare for Sunday mornings and other services. If you would like to submit a question or comment, please email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:14:42

How to Measure Success

7/2/2021
In this episode, Bro. Todd and Pastor Altman discuss how to healthily measure success within your ministry.

Duration:00:15:38

Know Thy Reach

6/29/2021
Join Todd and Robert today as they discuss how to know your reach in ministry. In other words, how does your people affect your ministry? You can send any questions or comments to thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:19:09

Know Thy Town

6/27/2021
In this episode, the team goes through part two of the series which details why it is important to know your town and community. If you have any questions or comments, please email thelocalchurchpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:16:15

Know Thy God

6/25/2021
In this episode, Pastor Altman and Brother Todd discuss how it important it is for knowing God in ministry.

Duration:00:17:28