This article provides insight into the cultural dynamics of small towns in America. It is an article that should be mandatory reading for any young pastor about to enter ministry in a small town.
Wixson, M. (2001). Pastoring in the Small Community. Journal of the American Society for Church Growth, 12(3), 3-60. Retrieved from https://place.asburyseminary.edu/jascg/vol12/iss3/2