We must be marked not merely by the courage to do battle when necessary but also the gentleness, wisdom, and endurance needed to win the peace.
Pastors are sinners dealing with sinners, so criticism is inevitable while ministering in a fallen world.
One day every shepherd will give an accounting to the Chief Shepherd. May we be able to offer a good report from every stage.
Until heaven, our motives will never be as pure as they should be. But how can we know if they are carnal unless we first know ourselves?
I hope my journey’s biblical, theological, historical, and practical reflections will serve pastors for years to come.
We should all be Timothy and Paul. That is the Kingdom of God. Disciples making disciples and the faithful learning from the faithful.
Discerning God’s call is often a difficult, and prayer-filled, endeavor.
How should a local church use their confession of faith? Here are six ways a church might use a confession of faith.
How easily younger ministers can assume that newer is better. Yet younger pastors need the perspective of those who’ve gone before us.
There is far more at stake with the issue of self-promotion than whether you should use postcards or social media to tell people about your ministry. A heart bent on self-promotion will keep a person from believing in Jesus for salvation.
Dr. York sits down with Clint Pressley (senior pastor, Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC) to discuss preaching and pastoring in North Carolina.
Considerate pastors understand what they are inheriting before people stop introducing them as the “new pastor.”
One of the best decisions I have ever made for the benefit of my family and ministry has been to commit to a day off every week.
Confessions of faith should function as guardrails, not a straightjacket.
Much of our improvement in preaching will come by improving our preparation.
Christians, old and young, diverse in many different ways can be united around a love for Christ and a love for each other.
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.
One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.