Rainer on Leadership

Rainer on Leadership

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Multi-Level Marketing in the Church and Other Listener Questions – Rainer on Leadership #270  

We cover listener questions on a host of topics including multi-level marketing in the church—something we've never really discussed on the podcast or blog.

Pastors and Writing with Jared C. Wilson – Rainer on Leadership #269  

Jared Wilson joins us today to talk about how writing informs blogging and vice versa as well as what it's like to go from pastoring in one of the most-churched states in America to one of the least-churched.

Five Reasons to Have Multiple Styles of Worship – Rainer on Leadership #268  

We conclude our two-part series on multiple styles of worship in today's episode.

Seven Reasons Not to Have Multiple Styles of Worship – Rainer on Leadership #267  

In this first part of a two-part series on worship styles, we look at why you shouldn't have multiple styles of worship at your church.

Cultural Crisis and the Church, featuring Dr. Albert Mohler – Rainer on Leadership #266  

Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr., joins us to talk about cultural issues in the church and how pastors can best minister in our changing cultural landscape.

Why Churches Really Aren’t Friendly to Guests – Rainer on Leadership #265  

Its rare to find a church who doesn't think they are friendly. But don't be fooled, not all churches are friendly. They just think they are.

Four Reasons People Are Dropping Out of Church – Rainer on Leadership #264  

Discipleship is critical to many aspects of the church, but today we discuss the link between the lack of discipleship and dropping out of church. It's a much closer link that you might think.

Why Pastors Shouldn’t be the Only Ones Visiting Members – Rainer on Leadership #263  

This recent post at ThomRainer.com sparked an intense debate on the subject of pastors and visitation.

Discerning Your Call to Ministry, Featuring Dr. Jason Allen – Rainer on Leadership  

I'm often asked for advice on discerning a call to ministry. Dr. Jason Allen joins us to flesh out this call and discuss his new book on the topic.

Worship Leading Relationship between the Pastor and Music Leader – Rainer on Leadership #261  

The relationship between the music leader and a pastor is one of the most important relationships in the church. In this episode Mike Harland explains why.

Nine Virtual Realities for Churches – Rainer on Leadership #260  

Virtual outsourcing can be a real advantage for churches when used appropriately. We cover nine areas that can save churches time and money in this episode.

Four Models of Dying Churches – Rainer on Leadership #259  

Dying churches is a frequent topic on the blog. Today, we discuss four specific models of churches that can be considered on a path to death.

Why You Should Consider Not Requiring Office Hours for Ministerial Staff – Rainer on Leadership #258  

Reflecting on a post by Sam Rainer, we discuss the parameters of when office hours are needed—and not needed—for church staff.

Tools of the Trade for Pastors and Staff – Rainer on Leadership #257  

Other than salary and benefits, these ministry tools of the trade can be some of the most helpful for pastors and church staff.

Why Church Members Choose One Worship Service Over Another – Rainer on Leadership #256  

As multiple worship services become more normative, the reasons people choose one worship service over another are not quite as simple as worship style.

Keys to a Multi-Generational Worship Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #255  

Mike Harland joins us again to discuss worship in the church and how multiple styles can segregate generations within a local community of faith.

Eight Traits of Church Bullies – Rainer on Leadership #254  

Church bullies are a problem in many churches. Here are eight ways to spot them in your church.

8 Mistakes to Avoid as a Young Pastor – Rainer on Leadership #253  

Experience takes time and doesn't come without mistakes. Today we discuss a recent post on rookie pastors and the mistakes they make and how to avoid them.

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The Insanity of God featuring Nik and Ruth Ripken – Rainer on Leadership #251  

Nik and Ruth Ripken join us to discuss The Insanity of God and their story of God's faithfulness.

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