Making The Leap to a Different Size Church

Episode #223
March 5, 2021
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Most pastors will transition to a different size church. Many move to larger churches, but some move to smaller churches. On this episode, Sam and Josh discuss the heart issues and organizational expectations when making the leap to a church of a different size. We offer some tips on how to prioritize your first few months and connect with people in the church. Whether you move to a larger or smaller church, the transition will impact your mind and soul. We discuss how to prepare for the transition and what to do once you arrive. 

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