Remember, pastor, God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.
None of these words of advice will ward off suffering. Pastors are broken people caring for broken people. But if joy is part of the fruit the Spirit promises to give Christians, we can identify the things we do have control over that only serve to stifle that joy.
FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, "What are some common mistakes beginning pastors make?"
There is an urgent need to discern from many goods what will be best for building up the Church.
A willingness to go wherever includes a willingness to minister to whomever.
What’s been the most successful form of outreach your church has practiced?
For The Church Podcast A Resource from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary On this episode of the For The Church Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with John Starke, Lead Pastor of Apostles Church in New York City and author of the new book The Possibility of Prayer, about the trials and joys of speaking to our heavenly […]
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz reflect on the legacy of the recently departed theologian J.I. Packer and add some words of counsel for leaders on finishing well.
The familiar voice of a pastor can bring peace in times of trouble. Your consistent ministry of the Word and love for your people create a strong bond.
Jared Wilson talks with Harold Senkbeil — Executive Director of Doxology at The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care, fifty-year ministry veteran, and author of the new book The Care of Souls — about the heart and the practice of pastoral ministry.