The changing social, economic, and religious landscape of rural communities offers denominations an opportunity for demonstrating renewed relevance to congregations in those areas, as denominational leaders and structures help rural congregations identify and meet the mission challenges they now face.
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Luedke, Alvin J. “Opportunities amidst Challenges: Denominations and Rural Ministry.” Word & World 25, no. 1 (2005): 42–50.
Luedke, Alvin, "Opportunities Amidst Challenges: Denominations and Rural Ministry" (2005). Faculty Publications. 135.