I’m grateful when you are there to help me and other Small Church pastors. But I also want you to know that we are here to help you too.
There is a lot we can learn from each other.
When megachurch pastors hold conferences, I know they do it to provide a service to fellow ministers, and many offer discounts, scholarships and outright free tuition for many pastors who couldn’t otherwise afford it.
So I don’t question anyone’s motives. But I do question some presumptions, because we all share them.
Many of you would argue with my premise that a lot of churches are called by God to be Small Churches. I will never convince many pastors, from churches of all sizes, that small is ever OK because being OK with being small feels like giving in to mediocrity. I know the feeling. One book (or website) wouldn’t have been enough to convince me of it either. Continue reading