How do you write sermons? Describe your sermon preparation process
Ultimately, our confidence is not in our abilities, but in the God who works beyond them.
Confession: This article is written by a man with a lifelong addiction to achievement. Prioritizing friendship has never been my strong suit. In the 5th grade, I discovered that straight A’s were a surefire way to separate myself from the pack, to get ahead and to chase a dream. While my passion for learning has […]
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared and Ronni answer your questions in another installment of the FTC Mailbag. This time around they cover pastors who badmouth former congregations, how to find godly mentors, pastors balancing community involvement with local church ministry, pastoring people through midlife, and beginning replant conversations with dying churches.
What can a young pastor do to start cultivating a healthy legacy?
If you are one who would teach the Bible, one who would pastor, the message of the Bible should have a growing richness to you which deepens your affection for Jesus Christ.
I know that God is always doing a million things and that we are usually only aware of a few of them, but as a pastor, I literally get to see God’s invisible hand working out his plan for his glory and his people’s good every week.
Recently transitioning back into pastoral ministry, what do you feel prepared for this time around?
The needs of the local church—and those who comprise it—are great. Pastors must be up to that challenge. I hope this book will help them toward these noble ends.
What is the one thing the next generation of pastors needs to know?