Volunteer Rural Strategist for the Replant Team of the North American Mission Board
Andy is the Lead Teaching and Vision Pastor for a rural multisite network of churches based out of Hutchinson, Ks, called CrossPoint Church. His volunteer role with the North American Mission Board regarding rural strategies and his role as the volunteer State Director of Evangelism for the Kansas Nebraska Convention of Southern Baptists places him in the perfect spot to be aware of and move the needle for rural ministry in North America. Andy is the author of several books and has spoken extensively on leadership and rural ministry, you can find out more information at his landing page: andyaddis.com.
Director of Replant and Revitalization for the North American Mission Board
Our guest Mark is the senior director of Replant and rural ministry at the North American Mission Board. He has over 40 years of experience in planting and replanting churches across North America. He and his wife Jill live in Basehor, Kansas where he serves a pastor of the newly replanted Linwood Baptist.
Why We Started This Podcast
One of the greatest stressors in rural ministry is isolation. This podcast is designed to be a kitchen table conversation between you and a couple of real-time practitioners who’ve done rural ministry for years. Our desire is to affirm the role that you play whether it’s full-time part-time or somewhere in between, and to share with you a variety of resources that will make your life and ministry easier.