Servant Leadership Articles and Courseware

Additional Online Resources

Prepared by Dr. Lloyd Elder from online and print sources for
* - indicates partnership with BSCLN

*Adrian Rogers Pastor Training Institute:
Jim Smith, Agent -
Providing communication support to BSCLN

Bivocational Ministries, Dennis Bickers
Author of The Bivocational Pastor: Two Jobs, One Ministry (see also:

*HeartLand Bivocational Minsitry Center:
David Sandifer, Director -
The HBMC is a Regional Resource Center of the BSCLN focusing on smaller churches and bivocational ministers.

LifeWay: Today's Bivocational Pastor:
Dan Garland -

Oklahoma Messenger - "Editor's Journal: In Search of the SBC Majority", by Douglas Baker
June 10, 2010 - Raises the issues of numbers of churches, members, and size of churches. His editorial comments are based on the 2009 Annual Church Profile representative of 45,010 local churches.

Pickens Baptist Association (AL):
Gary Farley
Featuring archived resources of interest to ministers and churches.

*Shepherd's Friend (NE):
Shannon Smith -
Helping bivocational pastors and others through vocations in full support of BSCLN.
"A Big Place for Small Churches", potential model for smaller churches.

Spence Network: Transformation Through Sharing
The Ray and Ann Spence Network is effectively seeking to find and fuel networks of congregational leaders. From the Virginia Baptist Mission Board

*Texas Baptist Bivocational and Smaller Church Minister and Spouses Association
Directly related to BGCT, fully developed and continuing in full support of ministers and churches.