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January 19, 2021 63 min

Josh & Stan launch a new season of Rescuing Churches with return guest Karl Vaters.

Karl is the Teaching Pastor at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Fountain Valley, California and the author of several phenomenal books on small church ministry.  This episode will tackle everything from COVID's impact on the Local Church to essentials for church health, leadership, and much more.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Catching up with Karl on life and ministry
  • COVID-19's impact on the Local Church At Large, particularly small churches
  • Trends moving forward into 2021 
  • Engagement & connection vs. in-person gathering & assembling 
  • What churches need to prioritize and implement 
  • Practical ideas to foster community, physical interaction, etc. in a post-COVID world 
  • The difference between stuck churches and strategic churches 
  • Millennials and Gen-Z in the post-COVID church world
  • Church health and church growth 
  • Links mentioned in this episode:

    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship

    "The Blessings of Low-Tech Church During A High-Tech Pandemic"

    On Being A Small Church Pastor (with Karl Vaters)

    The Grasshopper Myth

    Small Church Essentials

    100 Days To A Healthier Church

    The Church Recovery Guide

    Logic On Fire: The Life And Legacy of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones 

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