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Pastoral Ministry

5 strategies for actually reforming your church

Good shepherding takes place in the steadiness of feeding, nurturing, caring, and watching out for the flock.

Why your personality shapes everything you do in ministry

As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.

4 tough questions every pastor needs to ask about food

We have to own our pursuit or rejection of food before Jesus can come and provide the only lasting comfort amidst this world’s sufferings.

Why every pastor needs to become a better listener

The profile of a good listener is the opposite of the proverbial fool: patient, energetic, focused.

Does my church have to choose between Sunday school and small groups?

The church should be a place where training and growth occur so that Christians flourish.

5 things every pastor can learn from Billy Graham

Billy Graham’s faith was authentic, on and off the crusade stage.

4 tools to help busy pastors stay informed

How can a pastor stay informed without being glued to the news?

Do I have to join a church to be be a Christian?

Your soul needs more than information. In a local church, your preacher is also your pastor who can know you, care for you, and help you.

How to pastor women (without making them uncomfortable)

In the #MeToo Era, many pastors live as though God will not hold them accountable for the souls of women in their church.

5 friends every pastor needs

Isolation is not good for a pastor, his wife and family, or the church he serves.

When should pastors let members leave?

As pastors, we must lovingly guide those whom God has placed under our care to steward their privilege of church membership well.

The selfish reason to stay at the same church for a long time

When a pastor remains at the same church for a long time, the church flourishes. So does the pastor.

Does my church have to confirm my call to ministry?

It’s not like the internal call comes from God and the external comes from man. No, God works through people in both cases.

Church membership isn’t just biblical. It’s beautiful.

To belong to a community is to be at its disposal, to have given over all you have to be used for whatever your community needs.

5 attitudes every new pastor needs

Nothing in seminary can quite get the young pastor completely ready for everything he will face in his first year.

3 strategies for preaching on holidays

Should I pause my expository preaching on holidays?