Is It the End?

Brian shows signs of the end times, and warns pastors and believers to be careful of current preachers and trends that dismiss sound biblical teaching.
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Grappling with Authority

Brian recounts his personal struggles with authority as a young man and his journey towards proper respect. He also addresses Village Missionaries and churches, challenging them to have proper respect for those they serve under.
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May 06 Village Missions Report

Brian reports on the Canadian and US Board meetings in this article. Both the US and Canadian Boards were extremely unified.
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Stay the Course in Ministry

God calls pastors to preach the Word and love the people. Here are 8 keys to help pastors stay the course in their ministries.
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Is Bigger Better When it Comes to a Church?

Brian Wechsler addresses the pervasive thinking that bigger is better when it comes to churches, and he shares how Village Missions is reaching out to small churches in need.
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January 06 Update on Village Missions

The arrival of this New Year has caused me to reflect on the passage of time.  Perhaps you too find it hard to believe that the previous year passed so quickly.  For 2006, I would like to follow and implement the commands of Scripture in Ephesians 5:15-16 (NASB):“Therefore be careful how you walk, not as unwise men […]
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The Preacher and the Hurricane

Written in the midst of Hurricane Katrina, Brian Wechsler encourages pastors to represent God clearly, courageously, and wisely in such tragic times.
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Selecting a Pastor: Appointment or Candidating?

Brian Wechsler discusses the pros and cons of candidating versus appointment, and shares why Village Missions appoints Village Missionaries.
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Two Choices in Any Ministry

The small town pastor has two possible approaches to ministry. The first is to focus on earthly wisdom. The second is to focus on the grace of God.
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Earning the Right to Lead a Rural Church

As a new pastor, I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was earning the right to lead the country church I served in rural Iowa.
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Lifestyle Evangelism and the Rural Church

No better place exists for lifestyle evangelism than in a rural community. The opportunities for meaningful interactions with people are actually more plentiful in a rural community than in a suburban or urban setting.
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Every Town Needs a Church

It is critical that Village Missions brings the gospel to small town places. Many small towns in North America lack a church that announces the good news of Jesus Christ.
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