Author Archives: Jim Weaver

Jim Weaver has been married 33 years to his best friend Ashley Weaver who is a licensed professional counselor. They share 30 years of extensive ministry experience including youth, college, singles and family, domestic, foreign and prison ministry. They are richly blessed with five children, two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, and three grandchildren. Jim earned a B.S. in pre-law from Oklahoma Christian University and an M.A. in English literature from Pepperdine University. He is the founder and director of Rural America Ministries which provides ministry training, spiritual support, and professional counseling for rural churches, their staff and the communities they serve.

How to Keep Your Rural Minister through the Harvest

The need of rural America for the redemptive promise and power of the gospel has never been greater. Rampant addiction, an unprecedented breakdown of the family, and rapidly aging and dwindling churches are among the greatest challenges facing this predominantly overlooked mission field. What has been affectionately described as the heartland of America,…

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