Resources by Chad Ashby

Chad Ashby has been the pastor of College Street Baptist Church in Newberry, SC since 2012. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Grove City College. He and his wife Mindy have three boys who are being raised as ardent Duke basketball fans. Chad blogs weekly at After+Math, and you can follow him on Twitter @chad_ashby.

May 18, 2016

Why is the Bible So Repetitive? by Chad Ashby

Praise the Lord that he is willing to repeat himself, because the best truths deserve repeating.

Oct 30, 2017

The Three Essentials For Every Pastor's Toolbox by Chad Ashby

Week after week, I dedicate my time and attention to a specific portion of God's Word to feed Jesus's flock on Sunday morning. 

Jul 22, 2015

Should A Pastor's Wife Play Second Fiddle? by Chad Ashby

She tries not to be bitter, but he was out late last night for a meeting, and the night before that he was preaching for a nearby church's evening service, and he's missed every lunch for two weeks. She thinks, Is this what God expects of a pastor's wife? Maybe I just need to get used to this.

Jan 21, 2016

Resist the Urge to Say You'll Be Praying by Chad Ashby

Was it wrong of me to utter those fateful words, "I'll be praying for you?"

Jun 21, 2019

Putting the “Service” Back in Worship Service by Chad Ashby

All of our obedience begins with listening to our God.

Aug 13, 2019

Putting the “Service” Back in Worship Service by Chad Ashby

Four basic ways we can use our Sundays to serve others, as opposed to just being served ourselves.​

Aug 4, 2016

How Expository Preaching is Therapeutic by Chad Ashby

Expository preaching frees us up to trust God as we deliver His Word to His people. We're given permission to relish His Word and we're unfettered from the urgent as we preach through the Bible verse by verse.

Feb 1, 2016

6 Ways to Ruin Your First Pastorate by Chad Ashby

None of us go into our first pastorate hoping to be forced to leave after a year or two. What can you do to give yourself the best shot at success?

Nov 17, 2017

4 Reasons Every Pastor Should Exercise by Chad Ashby

When I took my first pastorate, a frequent comment from my congregation was, “You're too skinny to be Southern Baptist. We'll do something about that!” I must admit, over the past five years, remaining healthy has been an uphill battle.