Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching.–1Timothy 4:13
Our relationship with God through prayer is the lifeblood of the Christian life, of following Jesus as Lord. Church leaders should pray publicly and privately and be quick to speak of the need for prayer, ready to relate answers to prayer, and lament the lack of prayer. It is also no sin for ministers to …
Here are five principles the Lord has led Pastor Ernie Baker to develop to cope with criticism in ministry in God-honoring ways.
Praying as a family can be much more than a bedtime ritual.
Welch uncovers the spiritual dimension of people-pleasing and points the way through a true knowledge of God, ourselves, and others.
Pastors must wisely decide when to overlook and when to confront an offense in the life of the church. Pastors facing confrontation questions should take a “wisdom supplement” by spending regular time in God’s Word with a special focus on Proverbs. In addition, six diagnostic questions can help pastors wisely decide when to confront.
“God has given no pledge that he will not redeem and encouraged no hope that he will not fulfill.”―Charles Spurgeon
Christian pastors and leaders must remain faithful to Christ and not be duped by false ideas. Part of the shepherd’s calling is to protect the truth of the Gospel while warning the flock about the schemes of the enemy that would separate us from the riches in Christ. Here are three questions we can ask …
One of my greatest privileges is being pastor to a church with many children and adults who have disabilities and special needs. For many years, our church has chosen to invest resources and special attention into this community. I firmly believe the greatest beneficiaries of this relationship are not our “special friends,” but those of …
Christians in general must do all they can to stand against the evil of abortion. However, pastors carry a unique leadership responsibility. Here are 6 ways pastors can champion the sanctity of life.