Prayer in the Country Church

Prayer in the Country Church

While it may be easy to see drawbacks of small churches, those same churches often can reach their communities in ways their larger counterparts cannot. District Representative Greg Petrie discusses one of these aspects: prayer in the country church
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Leadership Selection in the Church

Musings on Leadership Selection in the Church

How should a church, regardless of size, go about choosing those in leadership positions? Leadership selection in the church need not be a source of confusion or contention; District Representative Richard Hayes shares specific qualifications to guide the church in selecting leaders.
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One Church: A Legacy of Relationship

Each Village Missionary serves one church, one community. Tom and Amy Gardner are one such Village Missionary couple. Here’s the story of how they are building relationships and making a difference in their community.
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A Legacy of Provision in Ministry

Gil and Trish Doebler started their career with Village Missions over 45 years ago. All they knew was that they wanted to help rural churches. Four decades later, they look back on a legacy of God’s provision in ministry.
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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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The Perfect Training for Rural Ministry

The Stansels served in the U.S. military before becoming Village Missionaries. Looking back, they can see how their experiences provided the perfect training for rural ministry.
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Steve Fournier never dreamed he would become a rural pastor.

Never in a Million Years: The Story of a Rural Pastor

Steve Fournier never would have considered serving as a rural pastor, but God used the Air Force to prepare him to be just that.
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Brian Wechsler remembers how he felt as he experienced life as a new rural pastor

Discover Life As A New Rural Pastor

Beginning life as a new rural pastor can seem daunting. Brian Wechsler remembers his experiences while sharing advice for rural pastors just starting out.
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Short-Handed: Life in the Body of Christ

Short-Handed: Life IN the Body of Christ

Mark Canady extends the story of Warren, a man adopted by Mark’s family. In this post Warren helps the church family learn about life in the body of Christ.
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perspective on leadership responsibilities of the small town pastor

Leadership Responsibilities of the Small Town Pastor

How do shepherding and ranching relate to the small town pastor? Richard Hayes shares his musings on shepherding and pastoring from a rural perspective.
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Something Better: A Journey to Rural Ministry

Dan Reagan’s life didn’t go the way he had planned, but his journey led him to something better: rural ministry with Village Missions.
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Mentoring: Passing the Baton to the Next Generation

Jon & Deb Hansen were searching for an answer to a great need; what they have discovered about mentoring has far exceeded their expectations.
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