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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Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Discovering Family in Rural Ministry

Jon & Deb Hansen discovered their need for staff conference while Village Missionaries. Now, part of their job as District Representatives is holding staff conference, helping other Village Missionaries discover family in rural ministry.
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Importance of Staff Conference

The Importance of Staff Conference

As summer approaches, we’re looking at our Staff Conferences–why they are important and how they make a difference.
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Rural pastors must keep first things first

Rural Pastors Must Keep First Things First

New year, new beginning. How can a rural pastor set priorities on time, affections, and commitments? A good look at our commission can help us keep first things first.
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Connected Ministry Happens in Rural Communities

Connected Ministry in Rural Communities

The people of rural communities share a unique bond, making connected ministry an imperative part of the service of the rural pastor.
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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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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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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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Rural Churches play a part in shaping and molding lives.

Rural Churches: Shaping & Molding Lives

Village Missionary wife Jani Carney shares how God used rural churches in her life, and how, years later, that impact continues.
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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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