Like a good doctor, pastors must strive to present difficult truths in a clear, kind, compassionate manner. May we guard against our tendency to allow the tone of our message from hindering the truth from being heard.
Jeremy Todd (D.Ed.Min, Southern Seminary) is the teaching pastor at Harvest Pointe Community Church in Charles Town, West Virginia. He is married to Leslie, and they have one son.
Isolation and loneliness are common struggles for even the most extroverted pastors, and they remind us that those called to shepherd God’s flock need ministry too.
I stepped into car sales out of necessity, to put food on the table. Little did I know God would use this wilderness journey to teach me how to pastor.