Karl Vaters’ Bio
Karl Vaters is the author of two books about small churches. The Grasshopper Myth: Big Churches, Small Churches and the Small Thinking That Divides Us, and the upcoming Small Church Essentials (releasing in March, 2018). On his blog Pivot, he writes about Innovative Leadership from a Small Church Perspective for ChristianityToday.com several times a week. He’s also the founder of NewSmallChurch.com, a ministry that encourages, connects and equips innovative Small Church pastors.
Karl’sheart is to help pastors of Small Churches (about 90% of churches) find the resources to pastor their current church well, and to capitalize on the unique advantages that come with pastoring a Small Church – something virtually every pastor will spend at least some of their ministry years doing. He also believes that big and small churches can and should work together more often – to the benefit of each.
Karl has been in pastoral ministry for over 30 years and has been the lead pastor of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, a healthy small church in Orange County, California for 25 years.
You can follow Karl on Twitter at @KarlVaters
Or on Facebook at Facebook.com/NewSmallChurch
If you’re interested in having Karl speak to your ministers’ group, email him at [email protected]
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