“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” – Ephesians 6:10-11 Day 5 – Ability to Resist Temptation In 1 Peter, Scripture describes the spiritual warfare present in our lives […]
“But as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’” – 1 Peter 15:16 Day 4- Personal Holiness A pastor’s public ministry should never outpace their personal holiness. Nevertheless, temptations abound daily to prioritize good things over […]
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; in all your ways know him, and he will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 Day 3 – Trust in the Lord Throughout the normal rhythms of life, it can be easy for all of us, including pastors, […]
“The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task.” – 1 Timothy 3:1 Day 2 – Commitment to your Calling The calling to commit your life to pastoral ministry is one that often takes time to process, discern, and pursue. The pastorate is a noble and honorable […]
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” – Colossians 3:16 Day 1 – Love for the Word As we kick off the month of October and reflect on Pastor Appreciation Month, […]
In two weeks, we’ll welcome pastors, ministers, and missionaries from across the country to our annual FTC National Conference, “For The Nations.” We know you’ll probably have some free time, so we want to offer you our best suggestions for barbecue, food, coffee, and things to do while you’re in our wonderful city. BBQ – […]
This week’s links include resources on Christian success, conlflict, ministry transitions, and how we were made for glory.
This week’s links include resources on discontentment, disagreements, forgiveness, and lament.
Today’s links include resources on current missionaries in Ukraine, manhood, the loneliness of Job, and thinking about your “well done.”
This week’s links include resources on choosing our service wisely, discontentment with church, myths about sin, and having conversations about race.