The Unique Bivocational Challenges and Advantages of a Rural Setting

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Joel Seymour discusses how to serve and impact rural and small towns as a bivocational pastor.

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Reflection Questions:

  1. How has serving as a bivocational pastor relieved financial pressure within your church? How has it allowed your church to use its resources to better serve your community?
  2. How has bivocational ministry helped you to “fit in” within your community? Why is this especially important in rural areas?
  3. What is your definition of success in your rural setting? Why is it important to set your own metrics than compare to the metrics of others?
  4. How are you pastoring the people in your rural setting, even if they do not attend your church?

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Your Teacher | Joel Seymour

Joel serves as the Senior Pastor of the Lancaster Vineyard. Joel graduated from Kentucky Christian College in 1994 with a BA in Christian Ministries (preaching emphasis) and a BA in Biblical Studies.