Investing in Small Churches

Why does Village Missions continue to invest resources in small churches that may never grow any larger? Read the story of a church with no town to claim and find out why.
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Ragged Edges: A Look At Spiritually Vital Churches

What does it mean to develop spiritually vital churches? District Representative Greg Petrie takes a closer look at this portion of our mission statement, and at some of the churches he works with.
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The Canady family left a continuing legacy with Village Missions

A Family Legacy: The Canady Story

The Canady family legacy begin in the 1950s and continues to present day. Find out how one man was burdened with the need for the gospel in rural America, and how future generations were changed.
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Big Church, Little Church

Not all Village Missions churches are small. In fact, there’s an interesting relationship between the big church and the little church in Village Missions.
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Nothing Wasted: An Unexpected Second Career

Village Missionary Ryan Schnee worked several jobs before entering full-time ministry, and none of them are typically associated with shepherding a church. Yet, every job and life detour was preparing him for a second career he didn’t expect.
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Rural North America needs ordinary guys

Just An Ordinary Guy: What Rural America Needs

Cliff Anderson may have been “just an ordinary guy,” but his background in rural North America uniquely positioned him for ministry.
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The Country Church: Serving Unique Needs

Each country church is found in a unique community, and the pastors who serve them have specific. Village Missions meets the needs of both.
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A Drive-Thru Town: Why This Rural Community Needs Help

Paskenta Flournoy Bible Church was losing hope. The church had no pastor, and the community had no other church. Then, someone remembered Village Missions.
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This local church needed help

Local Church Is The Only Church in Town

Paskenta Flournoy Bible Church was losing hope. The church had no pastor, and the community had no other church. Then, someone remembered Village Missions.
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Revitalizing the Local Church

Village Missions exists to revitalize the local church in rural areas. This story about Village Missionaries Brenden & Helena Peters shows how.
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The Anniversary That Almost Wasn’t

However, it was an anniversary that almost wasn’t, for in 1982 the church, like so many rural churches, came perilously close to closing.
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Heartbreaking Discovery in Helix

After knocking on his door with no response, I dismissed the kids and went home. Two hours later the school called me and said he still had not shown up. I’m very sad to tell you when I broke through his door I found he had shot himself.
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