Leadership

Episode 55: What Does a Successful Church Look like

In this episode, Hershael York discusses the purpose and importance of a church body.

Episode 54: Guarding Against Pornography

In this episode, Hershael York talks about individuals recovering from porn addiction and the dangers of allowing it to grow.

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.

Episode 51: Should a Pastor Observe the Billy Graham Rule?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about shepherding women in the congregation by creating appropriate safeguards.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

The 8 Stages of a Long-Term Pastoral Ministry

One day every shepherd will give an accounting to the Chief Shepherd. May we be able to offer a good report from every stage.

4 Reasons Why It’s Important for a Pastor to Know Himself

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?

Interview: 40 Questions on Pastoral Ministry with Phil Newton

I hope my journey’s biblical, theological, historical, and practical reflections will serve pastors for years to come.

Young Pastor, Your Ministry Heroes May Be Right There in Your Church

We should all be Timothy and Paul. That is the Kingdom of God. Disciples making disciples and the faithful learning from the faithful.

Are You a Church Revitalizer?

Discerning God’s call is often a difficult, and prayer-filled, endeavor.

6 Ways Confessions of Faith Promote Church Health

How should a local church use their confession of faith? Here are six ways a church might use a confession of faith.

70 years at the same church: Valuable lessons from a persevering pastor

How easily younger ministers can assume that newer is better. Yet younger pastors need the perspective of those who’ve gone before us.

Pastor, beware of subtle self-promotion

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.