You must be about the business of building a pro-life foundation in your church. Pro-Life 101 for Pastors is essential to accomplish this meaningful mandate.
There is one hope that will not disappoint us, and this is the hope of our final redemption through Jesus Christ.
It is easy during this time of year to get lost in the habits of the season. As much as we might love the decorations, the songs, and the services, they can become rote. And when a practice becomes rote it begins to lose its meaning.
It is a calling to become an adoptive family. The church can be on the frontline as it supports each person to fulfill God’s calling.
The Lord is thankful for you no matter the size of the outcome this week or the number of online views you have. If you answer the call and faithfully occupy until the Master returns, you are good in His sight.
In whatever way you show your appreciation for your pastor, know that it is life-giving for him. I would be remiss if I didn’t state that appreciation for your pastor can be an ongoing practice. It can be more than once a month, or one weekend a year.
When I get up every morning and remember I have God’s appreciation, then ministry is no longer about them appreciating me.
Being a pastor is a tough job. It can be lonely, frustrating, hilarious, inspiring, crazy and exhausting all within the timeframe of a week, or even over a weekend.
Pastoral couples face unique challenges that many of us don’t realize or understand. On this broadcast, a panel of guests, made up of two former pastoral couples, helps identify those challenges, and describes the restorative work they perform.
Editor’s Note: September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Equip yourself to help prevent teen suicide in your church free online training from Focus on the Family at AliveToThrive.com.