FTC.co asks H.B. Charles, "What are the pastor’s most important weekly tasks?"
A plea for students and pastors to strike the right balance with the Biblical languages in hopes that they might be engaged and employed effectively for a lifetime of frutiful church ministry.
We may not be able to make it to every hospital stay. But in most instances, presence at the hospital, surgery center or doctor’s office will provide a strategic Great Commission platform. Let’s not waste it.
FTC.CO asks Dr. Adam McClendon, "What should pastors remember in counseling those dealing with porn use?"
FTC.CO asks Dr. Nathan Finn, "Should church history be important to the pastor?"
Every pastor needs to be pastored, because every pastor will become weary in the work, even if they are not weary of it.
Lean into the means of grace that you may lean on Jesus himself.
Comparison makes it difficult to truly rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep. The gospel renews our minds and frees us up to truly love one another.
However fascinating and powerful the Bible is there are some days when our heart is as cold as Yakutsk, Russia. When our hearts are this way, we find ourselves reading the Bible in order to check it off our “I really do love Jesus list.” As Christians, let alone as pastors, this is a daunting and dangerous place to be. Being cold towards the word of God can lead us to disobedience, which can lead us to destruction. D.L Moody once said, “The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.”