11 episodes

If you're a pastor who feels called to something more...more freedom and fulfillment in your life, more impact in what you do, and more income for your family, this is the show for you! We'll help you take your biggest frustrations, passions, and dreams for your life and work, and transform them into your greatest and most fulfilling calling, so you can enjoy the life, impact, and income you were made for. Find helpful articles and worksheets on personal growth and leadership, along with podcast show notes, at www.morethanapastor.com.

More Than a Pastor Rich Avery

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

If you're a pastor who feels called to something more...more freedom and fulfillment in your life, more impact in what you do, and more income for your family, this is the show for you! We'll help you take your biggest frustrations, passions, and dreams for your life and work, and transform them into your greatest and most fulfilling calling, so you can enjoy the life, impact, and income you were made for. Find helpful articles and worksheets on personal growth and leadership, along with podcast show notes, at www.morethanapastor.com.

    Ditch the New Year's Resolutions! Instead, Focus on Your One Thing for 2021!

    Ditch the New Year's Resolutions! Instead, Focus on Your One Thing for 2021!

    It’s the first week of the New Year 2021. The time when many of us are making…and probably already breaking…our New Year’s Resolutions. And feeling the disappointment and guilt of not achieving the thing we had hoped for.
    So this year, let’s ditch the New Year’s Resolutions, which don’t work for most of us, and instead ask ourselves this question: What’s the One Thing You Need in 2021?
    Welcome to episode 10 of the More Than a Pastor Show. In this episode, I share a super-simple, yet effective way to turn your hopes and dreams into reality, by focusing on your one thing in 2021.
    Find the show notes for this episode and more at www.morethanapastor.com/10.

    • 35 min
    10 Good Things From 2020

    10 Good Things From 2020

    The year 2020 has been incredibly difficult for so many people, churches, and pastors, and has been filled with frustration, heartbreak, loss, and struggle. 

    But a wise person once said, "With everything lost, there is something to be gained." 

    And if that's true, then 2020 has also brought a lot of good things too. Have you kept track of all the good things that have happened to you and for you in 2020? 
    Welcome to episode 9 of the More Than a Pastor Show, where I share my list of "10 Good Things From 2020."

    Find the show notes for this episode and more at www.morethanapastor.com/9.

    • 33 min
    7 Ways Pastors Can Work Location Independent

    7 Ways Pastors Can Work Location Independent

    Someone once said "Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten." If that's true, it only makes sense that we can discover some valuable lessons on life and leadership from children's ministry!
    In this episode of the More Than a Pastor Show, I share "7 Ways that Pastors Can work Location Independent."
    Before we dive in...
    Do you feel like you’re at a crossroads right now in your life and ministry - not sure which direction to go? Are stress, financial strain, or unrealized dreams weighing you down?
    How would it feel if you could find the clarity and confidence you need to serve God in a way that actually creates more freedom and fulfillment in your life? 
    That’s exactly what my Personal Clarity GPS can do for you!
    It’s a simple yet powerful process to help you cut through the clutter and frustration in your life and work, move the needle toward your biggest goals and dreams, and give you quick wins where you need them most.
    Download your free copy of the Personal Clarity GPS today at www.morethanapastor.com/gps.
    Get the show notes, and links to everything mentioned in the show, at www.morethanapastor.com/8.

    • 29 min
    6 Life & Leadership Lessons for Pastors From Children's Ministry

    6 Life & Leadership Lessons for Pastors From Children's Ministry

    Someone once said "Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten." If that's true, it only makes sense that we can discover some valuable lessons on life and leadership from children's ministry!
    In this episode of the More Than a Pastor Show, I share Six Life & Leadership Lessons Pastors Can Learn From Children's Ministry.
    Before we dive in...
    Do you feel like you’re at a crossroads right now in your life and ministry - not sure which direction to go? Are stress, financial strain, or unrealized dreams weighing you down?
    How would it feel if you could find the clarity and confidence you need to serve God in a way that actually creates more freedom and fulfillment in your life? What would that be worth to you?
    I’d love to get on a free call with you and get to know you, listen to your story, and see if we can help you begin to reimagine your calling and create the life, impact, and income you were made for.
    If that sounds good to you, you can sign up for one of my FREE coaching sessions at www.morethanapastor.com/coaching.

    Get the show notes, and links to everything mentioned in the show, at www.morethanapastor.com/7.

    • 42 min
    Is the Upper Limit Problem Holding You Back from Pursuing Your Greatest Calling?

    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'll talk about the Upper Limit Problem: What it is, and how we can push through it to create the life, impact, and income we were made for. Get the show notes, and links to everything mentioned in the show, at www.morethanapastor.com/6.

    • 38 min
    Pt 2 - 10 Ways Pastors Can Earn Extra Money Using Their Pastoral Skills

    Pt 2 - 10 Ways Pastors Can Earn Extra Money Using Their Pastoral Skills

    Can pastors 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! 
    In today's episode of the More Than a Pastor Show, I share 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. 
    Before we dive in...If you're looking to launch a business or side hustle, be sure to download my FREE guide: "4 Keys to Success in Starting Your Business or Side Hustle, and discover four key issues that every pastor needs to consider BEFORE launching a business."

    You'll find the full show notes and lots of helpful resources over at www.morethanapastor.com/5.

    • 53 min

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