Pastoral Ministry

5 Things a Pastor Should Consider When Using a Commentary

Pastors today have access to countless resources and commentaries to help aid in their preparation, but that raises the question how should a pastor use a commentary?

The Prosperity Gospel and the Need for Pilgrim Pastors

When a Pauline theology of suffering is seen in its connection to glory, the prosperity gospel is seen for what it truly is, namely, a different gospel, which is really no gospel at all.

How Should I Preach the Funeral of a Non-believer?

I know it sounds odd to say that I enjoy funerals more than weddings, but I do, because people are dialed in.

Episode 69: Having Heroes in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York talks about navigating the line of mentorship within ministry.

Episode 68: When is a Child Ready to Be Baptized?

In this episode, Hershael York talks through salvation and baptism readiness for children.

Episode 67: Is Expository Preaching the Only Way to Preach?

In this episode, Hershael York talks through the different types of preaching and the importance of each type.

Episode 66: Relocating Family Due to a Ministry Calling

In this episode, Hershael York talks through the different types of preaching and the importance of each type.

Episode 65: Hiring Church Staff Members

In this episode, Hershael York walks through how to add and choose the right staff for your church.

Episode 64: How to Maintain a Healthy Marriage While in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York walks through how to be a husband that cares for his wife while balancing the responsibility of being a church leader.

Episode 63: How to Treat Church Staff Members Well

In this episode, Hershael York walks through how to care for church staff members, and learn to delegate well.

Episode 62: How to Minister to those Struggling with Same Sex Attraction

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how to minister to people with same sex attraction in your church.

Episode 61: How to Stay Positive in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York talks about ways to stay positive within a ministry role.

Episode 59: How to Respond When You Disappoint Others

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how leaders and pastors need to be honest about their mistakes and shortcomings.

Episode 58: How to Respond to People that Disappoint You

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how to respond to hurt within a church setting.

Episode 57: How to Talk to a Church Search Committee

In this episode, Hershael York talks about what to pay attention to, and what questions to ask when being interviewed by a search committee.

Episode 56: How to Manage Church Staff Relations

In this episode, Hershael York discusses how best a lead pastor can serve the church staff members.

How Can We Make Decisions and Know God’s Will?

Rather than considering what makes us the happiest, is the easiest, or is the most comfortable, Christians must desire and pursue what pleases Christ.

Episode 53: What Types of Books Should I be Reading?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how reading books broadens your mind and your heart.