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Churches Without Pastors (Part 1): Becoming a Church a Man Would Want to Pastor

Monday, April 19, 2021 | Guest: David Shoaf and Paul Stevenson |
Topics: Church Life

Is your church without a pastor? How can you prepare to call the next man? Churches often react to the shortcomings of their previous pastor by swinging the pendulum in the opposite direction. In this podcast, Marshall Fant discusses with two GFA interim pastors, David Shoaf and Paul Stevenson, some practical ways a church can prepare for a new pastor. Pastor Shoaf has over 45 years of experience pastoring full-time, while Pastor Stevenson has over 40 years of ministry experience.

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About the host

Dr. Marshall Fant


Dr. Marshall Fant is focused on strengthening the American church through church consulting and revitalization, the interim pastor ministry, and church planting. Dr. Fant has 21 years of experience as a pastor and 20 years of experience as a business owner. Dr. Fant earned a D.Min. from Central Baptist Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Bob Jones University, and a B.S. in administrative management from Clemson University. He is certified as a church consultant with the Society for Church Consulting. He is available to meet with pastors and church leadership at their church or by phone. Marshall and Gretchen have been married since 1981 and have five grown children and twelve grandchildren.