Pastoral Ministry

Episode 48: How to Prevent Burnout in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York talks about the importance of rest and taking care of oneself while actively doing ministry.

Episode 47: Invitations at the End of Sermons

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how to incorporate a gospel invitation into each sermon without manipulating a congregation.

Pastor, Don’t Forget to Add Personal Evangelism to Your Crazy Schedule

I have never seen a church with a culture of evangelism who didn’t also have a pastor passionately and actively engaged in evangelism.

Episode 46: Expectations of a Pastor’s Wife

In this episode, Hershael York discusses the important role a Pastor’s wife plays in supporting a ministry.

Episode 45: Challenges a Pastor May Face in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York discusses the challenges that Pastor’s face at various times in their ministry. If you’re not a Pastor, this episode provides insight on what the role looks like from behind the pulpit.

Episode 43: How to Practice Church Discipline

In this episode, Hershael York talks about the importance of practicing church discipline and how to get ahead of it.

Episode 42: Should You Marry Two Unbelievers?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about preaching the gospel while counseling non-christians that are preparing for marriage.

Episode 41: Knowing Your Ministry Calling

In this episode, Hershael York explains how God reveals His will within a Pastor’s ministry calling.

Episode 40: Preaching the Funeral of a Nonbeliever

In this episode, Hershael York explains how pastors should approach preaching the funerals of nonbelievers.

Episode 39: Preaching Secondary and Tertiary Issues

In this episode, Hershael York explains how a pastor should approach second and third tier theological issues from the pulpit.

Episode 38: Protecting and Cultivating Your Marriage

In this episode, Hershael York explains how ministry leaders can invest in the most valuable relationship in your life and ministry.

5 Puritan Prescriptions for Gospel-Centered Preaching

Puritans weren’t content merely to defend doctrine from the pulpit; they sought to apply truth in the pews by engaging the hearts of their hearers.

Nine Guidelines for Counseling Suicidal People

While you can’t solve all the problems a suicidal person faces, you can pleadingly and prayerfully point him to the One who can, and you can commit to walking with him through his struggles.

The Priestly Ministry of Peacemaking

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.

Author Interviews – Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

Jeremy Pierre | “God With Us”

You’re a Pastor, Not a Therapist

A pastor’s job is not to dismiss personal experience, but rather to help people see it differently—specifically, to see it according to who God is and the chief purpose of his design for human life.

How Should a Pastor Handle Criticism? This Book Gives Excellent Advice

Pastors are sinners dealing with sinners, so criticism is inevitable while ministering in a fallen world.

5 Ways to Encourage Your Pastor

In our fallen world, sin knows no boundaries, sheep bite, wolves creep into churches, and life is hard.