Love Local: An Interview with The Burnettes

https://youtu.be/lkG1zclOP4Y Bill and Charla Burnette, husband and wife, are both serving rural churches in Tennessee. The congregation Charla is serving is more than double the size of Bill's two put together. However, no matter the size, they have found the joy of discipleship! In this interview you'll hear how their congregations are thriving because they … Continue reading Love Local: An Interview with The Burnettes

Why “Dream Small” might be better advice than “Dream Big”

Image by ivabalk on Pixabay https://youtu.be/DSdKGRdTbb8 Have you heard the song Dream Small by Josh Wilson? It is so inspiring for the rural ministry context! Much of our conversations, training, and reading about ministry urges us to dream big and then take baby steps toward that big vision. What if "God sized dreams" are actually … Continue reading Why “Dream Small” might be better advice than “Dream Big”

Eight Ideas for Socially Distant, Relationship Rich Discipleship

https://youtu.be/W0r1U0xRozg One of the beloved aspects of the rural Church is relationships. It is very difficult to be anonymous...until now. With the need for social distancing, relationships are harder to maintain and much harder to start. However, you probably have already figured out ways to be in relationship with those you love during this season. … Continue reading Eight Ideas for Socially Distant, Relationship Rich Discipleship