The combined stress of marriage and ministry is a unique situation that demands intentionality to keep both a marriage or a ministry from imploding.
How should a preacher handle the occasional failure even after extensive study and spiritual preparation?
The Bible alone sets the standard for what a minister of the gospel does because the church is not a mere institution or organization.
From playing trumpet in the same band as former President Bill Clinton to getting bitten on the lip by a rat in Africa, Mark T. Coppenger has had a wide range of interesting and instructive experiences.
I have two categories of a top 10 list: One category of books that explain how to think through pastoral ministry as you do it; the other set to help a pastor remain steadfast in the work.
I am a shepherd who preaches, not a preacher who shepherds. In other words, I am not merely a Bible teacher exegeting the text, but a pastor walking through life with the people I serve and applying the texts I exegete.
I have a sacred mission to keep pastors and Christians reading the Greek New Testament for life. … it’s going to make them people who will proclaim clearly what the Scripture says and ultimately that’s the proclamation of the gospel. — Robert L. Plummer
Jeremy Yong rebelled against the honor-shame culture of his youth. Now he’s turning it upside down with gospel transparency.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Robby Gallaty is the senior pastor of Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee, and founder of Replicate Ministries. 1. What would you want a seminary student to learn from your story? I still don’t know how they let me into seminary. I was a year-and-a-half from drugs and alcohol and they let me…
Don’t leave the interiew before asking these ten (often-forgotten) questions.
Change occurs through people. People follow leaders, and leaders know the value of relationship.