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Pastoral Ministry

Why doesn’t church discipline ever seem to work?

The ultimate goal of church discipline is to obey the Lord.

How to stop demanding members from driving you out of church

You can either leave ministry because of them, or you can deal with them.

Making the most of Sunday morning conversations

It is a constant juggling match that most pastors feel they fail at most of the time.

3 Elements that need to be in every funeral sermon

“Don’t preach them into heaven. Don’t preach them into hell. Just preach the gospel for the people who are there.”

Beyond the Pulpit

A day-in-the-life of Southern preaching professor and pastor Hershael W. York.

Confessions of a fallen worship pastor

“When sin isn’t exposed to the light, it leads to a stronghold, and when a stronghold isn’t dealt with, it leads to an addiction.”

Lessons from God’s school of waiting

We pray in hope, and then we wait on the Lord to answer.

Five common objections to church discipline

Church discipline is not only biblical, it is loving.

Is it okay to use movie clips in your sermons?

I had been a pastor for just a few months when a faithful church member sought me out to discuss the use of media in the services.

Beware of ‘preacher eater’ churches

A preacher eater church has a series of short-term pastors, and those departing pastors have few positive words to say about them.

Staying at a church for the long haul

It’s best for both the health of a church and its pastor for him to dig in and stay

Pastor, don’t forget to guard your church

People often ignore the watchman or disregard his words, but this does not deter the faithful pastor.