Finding Joy in Small Churches

How does a pastor press on and not grow weary in well-doing when there is little visible fruit resulting from his ministry? Is it possible to pastor well in a church that does not experience significant growth? In such circumstances, how does a pastor maintain hope, joy, and a vigorous ministry? What standards should a pastor of a small church use to evaluate the effectiveness of his ministry? Listen as Brian and Jim address these issues and more in this episode.

RESOURCES:

(NEW BOOK RELEASE) The Pastor’s Soul: The Call and Care of an Undershepherd

Do Pastors of Small Churches Matter? 

Should a Pastor Be Discouraged About His Small Church?

Am I Alone in My Small Declining Church?

What is an Important Reason a Pastor Should not Despair if His Church is in Decline?

The Pastor’s Ministry: Biblical Priorities for Faithful Shepherds

 

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