The Better Sundays Podcast

The Better Sundays Podcast

Hosted by: Mike Holmes

Focused, practical and usable advice for churches that are looking to reach new, young families and impact their communities.

Episodes

Pastors as Coaches? - Three Tips to Make it Happen- How Pastors Can be Better Coaches

Season #5

A pastor often has to coach his team members. As the leader of a group of dedicated workers, scenarios often present themselves that need coaching not just counseling. In this episode we learn some ways to develop...
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What Church Leaders Often Miss Concerning Their Continuing Education

Season #5

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Special Announcements

Season #5

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S5E16- A Busy Pastor's Guide to Effective Meetings

Season #5

Wear a lot of hats? Spinning a bunch of plates? Sometimes even too busy for your own good? This is for you! Church leaders that are bi-vocational are some of the busiest folks in the world, yet have one of the most...
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S5E15-How to do an After Event Evaluation Meeting

Season #5

Local church leaders need to evaluate their events and programs. Getting good feedback is essential in sharpening your ministry axe. An unsharpened tool is not as effective as it could be and requires the user to put...
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S5E14- Death by Deacon Meeting- How to Conduct Governance Meetings in a Local Church

Season #5

Wise church leaders need to know the difference between management meetings and governance meetings. They also need to know what the content and agenda should be in each category. Sometimes there is a deadly result...
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S5E13- Three Worksheets to Help You Avoid Death by Meeting

Season #5 Episode #13

Local churches are often noted for having the worst kind of meetings. Business meetings, with lots of participants  can be a challenge, but staff meetings with the fewer should be vibrant and effective. Is this the...
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S5E12- How to Commit Local Church Suicide

Season #5 Episode #12

There are just some things we do to ourselves that are not healthy. While many of these can contribute to being a sick church, some of these can actually kill a church. In this video we visit 3 really nasty habits...
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S5E11- How to Start a Small Group from Scratch

Season #5 Episode #11

Small Groups in local churches come in all sizes and flavors, but one thing they all have in common is they all had a beginning. This training video will help you start a small group from scratch.  From announcing ...
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S5E10- Getting Started with Building Ministry Teams- How to Make Local Church Teamwork a Reality

Doing ministry alone is not a pleasant thing, nor is it a good idea. In today's video training we cover the basics of what to do when you have no team and no people to even meet with. We also will learn some great...
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S5E9- 3 Management Failures Nearly Every Pastor Makes- Managing the People, Discussions and the Teams.

To build a flourishing local church that impacts a local community, you need to be a great leader and a great manager. The balance is often tricky.  This podcast give you three vital areas that cannot be...
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S5E8- What Pastors Miss by Not Being a People Person

Season #5 Episode #8

If you are a pastor or a preacher you might find that you don't really care for doing a lot of one-on-one communication.  You might find yourself saying, "The ministry would be great if it weren't for the people." ...
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