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Food For Thought

Not every thought or book that contains them needs to long,complex or exhaustive to be impact full. THE PASTOR’S UNAUTHORIZED INSTRUCTION BOOK: What every Church Leader Ought to Know by R. 234 more words

YouthMinistry/Spiritual Formation

Prepare a Quality Sermon That is Relevant to the Culture and Community

In our previous post, we discussed 7 Essential Practices for Effective Pastoral Ministry. We will now begin to break each one of them down individually. In our first installment, we are going to discuss the most important job we have as pastor – preaching the sermon on Sunday morning. 707 more words

Preaching

The Miracle of Soft-Heartedness: Escaping Our Hate

There isn’t a greater healing possible than that of the human heart. Not a healing from angina, leaky valve problems, left ventricular hypertrophy or some other kind of disease, but healing from the unbelieving, human spirit condition of hard-heartedness, common to us all. 56 more words

Theology

Early Discoveries of a Young Pastor

On April 9th, 2017, I was ordained to pastoral ministry. I count it one of the greatest moments in my life, and as a young pastor who has been in the game for a grand total of three months, naturally I am now an expert, so I thought I would bless the internet with this mass of wisdom I have accrued. 1,634 more words

Theology

Brothers, Be Patient: A Few Thoughts on Pastors and the Writing of Books

I’m thirty-eight. I’m a pastor. I love to write. But in terms of full-length books, I’ve only written a dissertation (which remains unpublished), a little book entitled… 1,795 more words

Pastoral Ministry

The One Grand Distinction of Great Men

“Those that extol men above measure, strip them of their true dignity. For the grand distinction of them all is … that they gain disciples to Christ, not to themselves.”

John Calvin

Pastoral Ministry