Pastoral ministry is primarily about shepherding and caring for people.
Older veterans likely see standing for Memorial Day as paying tribute to those left behind, but many of us experience guilt for stealing from those we love.
We are not in ministry to share our own spiritual insights or to coach others with practical tips for living. We are called to preach Christ and him crucified.
God calls the pastor to be first and foremost a theologian.
Be sure that a transition to a plurality of elders unites the congregation under God’s Word instead of dividing the congregation over opinions.
Size can challenge our effectiveness, but God is more concerned with our obedience.
How to preach so your church wants heaven more than life
5 reasons why depression is a pervasive issue among pastors.
Faithful doctrinal teaching always starts with the text, not a system.
Good shepherding takes place in the steadiness of feeding, nurturing, caring, and watching out for the flock.
As we rise with him, even our personalities are redeemed and regenerated and renewed and reformatted.
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.
The profile of a good listener is the opposite of the proverbial fool: patient, energetic, focused.
The church should be a place where training and growth occur so that Christians flourish.
Billy Graham’s faith was authentic, on and off the crusade stage.
How can a pastor stay informed without being glued to the news?