It’s best for both the health of a church and its pastor for him to dig in and stay
Listen to their counsel, because “being dead they still speak” and teach us today.
God is holy and we are not, yet that seldom frightens us into action.
People often ignore the watchman or disregard his words, but this does not deter the faithful pastor.
When we are faithful to God in bringing our family together to worship, we are fulfilling the very purpose for which He created us.
I was grateful to learn that I don’t have the right to dislike and refuse to care for someone’s soul that God had entrusted to me.
Spurgeon’s first and nonnegotiable order of business each day, before he met with anyone else or put his hand to any other work, was devotional exercises.
Christians must spend time in careful thought before they post about politics on social media.
Following a pastor who has run well is only a problem for those who lack the character or the stamina to do the same.
Resolve never to let your daily life keep you from Jesus daily.
Going to the mission field as a newly appointed missionary, finally arriving in a new country as a “real live missionary,” is the thrill of a lifetime.
Seven questions to ask before you make a hasty decision
I am not worthy to be a minister, but Christ was worthy for me. I do not and will not measure up, but Jesus perfectly measured up for me. The gospel is true for God’s people in the pew and it is true for me, his herald, as well.
You may call it something different, but every pastor knows it well. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place on Monday as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s Word to God’s people the day before.
What a glorious gift, the new birth is. Not only does God justify us when he gives us faith; he also empowers us to begin a life of sanctification.
What does ministry after school look like? Truth is, now that you’ve been a student, you are now, most likely, on the path to something that requires an even deeper level of commitment and dependence on the Spirit of God. You are called to be a shepherd of souls.
Sometimes at certain times in our lives God uses particular books to move us in significant ways. We wonder how it is that we could be reading that book at that exact time and God can guide us in that exact way.
As leaders, let us challenge other believers not only with our exhortations but also with our example.