Resources by Dayton Hartman

Dayton Hartman is the founding pastor of Redeemer Church in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and serves as an adjunct professor for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dayton has earned a M.A. from Liberty University and a Ph.D in Church and Dogma History from North-West University (Potchefstroom). His newest book, Church History for Modern Ministry (Lexham), is forthcoming. Dayton blogs at and lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Rebekah and their two sons, Jude and Gavin.

Oct 20, 2016

Writing Sermons in Community by Dayton Hartman

Inviting critique and feedback of your sermon from a group of trusted voices could help bring clarity to the way you communicate the gospel.

May 17, 2016

Sure Signs of Bad Leadership by Dayton Hartman

A few sure signs your leadership is trending downward.

Feb 15, 2016

Pastor, Love Your Wife (Better!) by Dayton Hartman

Simple, gospel-reflecting habits, along with some robustly masculine intentionality, are at the core of loving your wife well.

Jan 20, 2016

Lies That Pastors Believe by Dayton Hartman

Pastor, you believe lies. For instance: "Jesus has called me to lead a movement."

Aug 8, 2015

7 Dangers For Seminary Students by Dayton Hartman

I love the fact that those who populate these institutions will be sent out all over the world to serve as pastors, planters, missionaries, teachers, scholars, and more. Yet, many students find themselves "flaming out" during their time in seminary.

Dec 3, 2015

6 Things You Should Say To Your Wife by Dayton Hartman

All wives need to hear their husband say these six things.

Dec 27, 2015

5 Habits of Pastor Dad by Dayton Hartman

No man wakes up one day and instantly becomes the pastor of his home. It takes years of experience to grow into that role and many awkward face-plants while trying to shepherd their family. But here are a few simple habits that will get you on the trajectory to being a healthy "pastor dad."