Rainer on Leadership

Rainer on Leadership

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Six Statements That Could Kill a Church – Rainer on Leadership #295  

When you hear these statements often as a pastor, you should be concerned. These statements are often lead indicators of church death.

Marketplace Bivocational Ministry, featuring Jimmy Scroggins – Rainer on Leadership #294  

Jimmy Scroggins returns to talk bivocational marketplace ministry and church-based ministry training.

How to Adjust When Church Giving Decreases – Rainer on Leadership #293  

Last week we discussed how to respond when church giving increases. Today, we look at the other side of the coin—decreased giving.

How to Renew Evangelistic Growth in Your Church – Rainer on Leadership #292  

In my trends for 2017, I mentioned an increased intentionality on evangelism in the church. Today, we look at five keys to evangelistic growth in your church.

How to Adjust When Church Giving Increases – Rainer on Leadership #291  

Today's episode may be a dream for many church leaders. But often, more money for churches can lead to more problems for churches if not handled well.

10 Major Trends for Churches in 2017 – Rainer on Leadership #290  

At the beginning of each year, we predict trends to look for in the church during the coming year. Today we explain why I chose these ten trends for 2017.

2016: A Look Back at Church Trends – Rainer on Leadership #289  

We look back at our trend predictions for 2016 and see how we fared.

How to Kill an Ineffective Program or Ministry – Rainer on Leadership #288  

Churches often find themselves with ministries that no longer fit their needs or the needs of those in the community. But pastors often struggle to eliminate them.

Multi-Site Church for the Rest of Us, featuring Jimmy Scroggins – Rainer on Leadership #287  

Jimmy Scroggins joins us to tell the story of Family Church in West Palm Beach, FL, and how they have moved to a model of neighborhood churches.

The Painful Reality of Church Bully Cartels – Rainer on Leadership #286  

Church bully cartels are a very real problem in too many churches. Today we look at cartels and how to confront them when they are present in your church.

Six Surprising Insights Regarding Church Budgets and Salaries – Rainer on Leadership #285  

Today we examine six trends in church budgeting and salaries that affect churches of any size or denomination.

Invite Your One featuring Jeremy Roberts – Rainer on Leadership #284  

Invite Your One is an intentional high-attendance Sunday on which your church members are encouraged to invite others to church.

Worship and the Next Generation featuring Mark Hall – Rainer on Leadership #283  

Mark Hall, founder of Casting Crowns, joins us to discuss worship, student ministry, and how he and Casting Crowns are rooted in their local church.

The Relationship Between a Pastor and Worship Leader featuring Jim Shaddix – Rainer on Leadership #282  

Jim Shaddix joins us to discuss what a healthy relationship between the pastor and worship leader looks like in the local church.

The Intersection of Theology and Worship featuring Louie Giglio – Rainer on Leadership #281  

Louie Giglio joins us to discuss the wedding of worship and theology and how the Passion movement has made that a cornerstone of its existence for the past two decades.

Four Qualities of an Effective Worship Leader – Rainer on Leadership #280  

Mike Harland joins us to kick off a four-part series on worship in the church by examining the four essential qualities of a worship leader.

8 Causes of Concern for Bible Belt Churches – Rainer on Leadership #279  

When I look at what is happening in the Bible Belt, there are causes for concern as well as opportunities for growth.

5 Ways to Stop Decline in a Church – Rainer on Leadership #278  

With 70-80% of churches in decline, many are looking for ways to reverse the trend. These five questions will help you address the issue of decline in your church.

12 Ways to Handle Staff Conflict – Rainer on Leadership #277  

Healthy churches have healthy church staffs, but unresolved staff conflict can harm a church staff and keep a church from realizing her full potential.

8 Signs of a Financially Dying Church – Rainer on Leadership #276  

Church financial issues can sometimes precipitate church death. So today we cover a post by Art Rainer on the warning signs of a financially dying church.

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