More Than a Pastor Show Episode 6: "Is the Upper Limit Problem Holding You Back from Pursuing Your Greatest Calling?"
What's the biggest thing holding you back from launching into your greatest and most fulfilling calling? Chances are, it's what author Gay Hendricks, in his book The Big Leap, calls the Upper Limit Problem. On today's More Than a Pastor Podcast we talk about the Upper Limit Problem: What it is, and how we can push beyond it to create the life, impact and income you...
More Than a Pastor Show Episode 5: "10 Ways Pastors Can Earn Extra Money Using Their Pastoral Skills - Part 2"
This is the second half of a two-part series on 10 great ways for pastors to make extra money doing what they already do as a pastor. In my previous episode, 10 Ways Pastors Can Earn Extra Money Using Their Pastoral Skills - Part 1, I detailed the first five ways, including:
Today in this episode...
More Than a Pastor Show Episode 4: "10 Ways Pastors Can Earn Extra Money Using Their Pastoral Skills - Part 1"
Can a pastor earn extra money by using the skills they already have and use in their regular pastoral work? In a way that adds value to their ministry and doesn’t detract from it?
I believe the answer is absolutely yes!
Over the next two episodes of the More Than a Pastor Show, I'll share 10 great ways for pastors to make extra money doing...
More than a Pastor Show podcast - Episode 3: "8 Ways to Generate Extra Cash Quickly."
Do you know what you'd do if you needed to make extra money quickly? To pay for something unexpected like major car repair, a substantial medical or dental bill, or to fill an ongoing budget gap?
Or what if your church had to cut back all of a sudden, and you were forced to look for outside income? What could you do to bring in extra cash immediately?
In this episode of the More Than a...
More than a Pastor Show podcast - Episode 2: "7 Reasons Why Now is The Time for Pastors To Start their Own Business or Side Hustle."
We often think making money is the number 1 reason for going into business, right? But today I share 7 great reasons why pastors should start a business or side hustle today...and only 2 of them are about money.
And about that money thing?
The church in America is on the front-edge of a generational shift that will bring a decline in tithes and...
More than a Pastor Show podcast - Episode 1: "Discovering Your Personal
In this episode, we talk about how our Goals, Passions, and Struggles are often the pathway to our greatest and most fulfilling calling. And I introduce you to my "Personal Clarity GPS" action guide, which will help you clarity the goals, dreams, and passions that are most important to you.
Download your FREE copy of the "Personal Clarity GPS" action guide at...
More than a Pastor Show podcast - Episode 0: "Welcome to the More Than a Pastor Show podcast"
Welcome to the More Than a Pastor Show, hosted by Rich Avery.
If you’re tired of feeling stuck, broke, or unfulfilled in your life and ministry, you’re in the right place!
This show is about helping you reimagine your calling, so you can enjoy the life, impact, and income you were made for.
Each week we'll help you take your biggest frustrations, passions, and dreams for your...
In a post entitled, YOUR CHURCH IS NOW A BLANK SLATE, church leadership expert Thom Rainer says "The world will never be the same" after the coronavirus pandemic, "And neither will your church."
What if your income as a pastor will never be the same either?
Rainer rightly points out that many churches will struggle to stay afloat after one, two, or three months of government-mandated shut-down. And that means some congregations will not be able to recover from the loss of income.
There comes a time in everyone's life when we need to find ways to generate cash quickly. Maybe it's to pay for something unexpected like a car repair, a medical or dental bill like braces for your child, or because you want to do something new like start a business.
And of course, due to the current COVID-19 crisis, many pastors are faced with the prospect of reduced income because churches have not been able to meet for public worship for weeks, and giving has...
OK, I'm embarrassed to admit this...but I've let something hold me back for far too long, and it's kept me from pursuing one of my biggest dreams.
A dream I believe God gave me.
And that other trusted friends had affirmed and confirmed for me.
Yeah, even with that kind of clarity and affirmation from God and others...I second-guessed my big dream, and felt paralyzed from taking the action I knew I was supposed to take.
So, what was it that held me back? And...