Ministry in Rural Communities - An Interview with Rev. Allen Stanton

Episode 44 · July 20th, 2017 · 32 mins 38 secs

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Guest: Rev. Allen Stanton, Pastor at Merritt’s Chapel UMC (Chapel Hill, NC)
General Topic: Ministry in Rural Communities

Introduction to Allen (1:03)
Philosophy of preaching (6:23)
Connection to the rural church (10:59)
Diversity in the rural church (13:16)
Opportunities and challenges of ministry in rural communities (16:37)
Fish-out-of-water experiences (18:58)
Role of the rural church in the community (23:25)
Favorite and challenging preaching experiences (27:54)
Easter or Christmas Eve (28:45)
Impactful communicators (29:28)
Recommended books and resources (30:28)
How to follow Allen (31:12)

Reaching out to our guest
@atstanton (Twitter)

Next Episode arrives August 3, 2017!
An interview with Alisha Gordon, Writer and Executive For Spiritual Growth at United Methodist Women

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