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The Inerrancy Summit

After tuning in to this year’s Shepherds’ Conference today, I wish to encourage you to do the same (follow the link for live streaming and schedule). 281 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Leaders Equipping; Members Ministering; The Body Building Itself Up

In Eph 4:7-16, Paul tells us that the triumphant Christ supplies spiritual leaders to equip the members of the body for the work of ministry. We should note here that leaders are the property of Christ; they are… 223 more words

Balanced Church Leadership—the Evangelist and the Pastor

I have spent much time considering the purpose of and reason for the five leaders that are listed in Ephesians 4:11

Eph 4:11, “And He Himself gave some…

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How Do You Pray for Fellow Believers?

There is a strange phenomena in the church when it comes to praying for people.  Obviously this is a generalisation, but I have observed it enough to suggest that it may be a pattern. 670 more words


Should I Have Been a Pastor?

Regular readers of this blog have by now figured out that I harbor more than a passing interest in the study of theology. Although I first professed Christ as a young child and have always been an active church member, my interest in theological study did not begin until I developed a greater interest in reading generally after my first year as a university student. 1,010 more words


Resources for the Pastor as a Person

The Pastor: A Memoir

Eugene H. Peterson

In The Pastor, author Eugene Peterson, translator of the multimillion-selling The Message, tells the story of how he started Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air, Maryland and his gradual discovery of what it really means to be a pastor. 4,722 more words

Mentoring Resources for Churches

Spiritual Mentoring: A Guide for Seeking and Giving Direction

Keith R. Anderson, Randy D. Reese, James M. Houston

Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens . 405 more words