This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ focuses on sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with Muslims. Christians need to be confident that the power of the Gospel can change hearts as God’s Word is preached.
When dual and multi parishes work together, partnership in the Gospel needs to be at the center of all they do. These partnerships need to be focused on strengthening the Body of Christ and sharing Christ’s love and light with the disconnected and unchurched.
This issue of Reaching Rural America for Christ discusses the importance of the servant leadership role of the pastor in a rural and small-town congregation. The newsletter also includes practical suggestions for how pastors can use the talents and abilities that God has given them to influence the individuals and groups they shepherd.
LCMS Rural and Small Town Mission newsletter highlights how using demographic data provides a numeric backdrop of a community’s past, present and future, which a congregation can use to help plan service and outreach opportunities.