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Pastoral Ministry

10 questions to ask a pastoral search committee

Don’t leave the interiew before asking these ten (often-forgotten) questions.

6 things to remember when making changes in a local church

Change occurs through people. People follow leaders, and leaders know the value of relationship.

What to do with that awkward silence on pastoral visits

The awkward silence and uncomfortable feelings you have when trying to visit your folks in your church is not a justifiable reason to stop and neglect them.

How do you shepherd a dying and divided church?

A pastor should first come in, love them where they are, earn their trust, then break the news to them of their current state.

Your church is not your platform

The church is not a platform to serve a pastor’s visionary ideals, social stature, or emotional well-being. The church is the blood-bought property of God. For a pastor to treat the people as his platform is an act of treasonous theft, stealing for himself that which Christ our great high priest has purchased at the cost of his own blood.

Pastor, make prayer a priority

Pastors, I know your schedule is busy. But don’t forget to pray for your people this week.

Five keys to ministry in the Deep South

In his sovereignty, Christ has turned the roadblocks of language, culture, geography, and sports into an avenue for the gospel. Here are some lessons we’ve learned while ministering in Louisiana.

Should I leave my church? 8 critical questions

No doubt, there are other questions that may need to be asked, but some of these helped me make this solemn decision.

Practical questions to ask before entering church revitalization

Every church revitalizer must remember that new life comes about not by pushing all the right buttons, but by the grace of God.

Top 5 rookie pastor mistakes

Pastors who try to reap the dividends of authority without making the investment of credibility will quickly find themselves in a leadership deficit.