Leading and Growing Small Churches

by Dan Reiland. Global Christian Center.

This two-part article discusses common small church challenges and makes recommendations for pastors about their leadership.


three common small church challenges, hints and ideas for countering challenges, six recommendations for pastors

Best For

clergy and lay leaders



Suggested Uses

  • Address challenges such as insufficient resources by following the suggestions and hints outlined in the first part of this article.
  • Equip your pastor to lead a small congregation by sharing the second part of this article.

About the Contributor
Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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