Tag Archives: pastoral ministry

The Saturday Post(s)

Shepherding Your Family on Saturday to Sunday. Here are some practical thoughts about how to shepherd your family 24/7. The 498 Anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. An enlightening interview with Dr. Carl Trueman about the good Doctor Luther. Six … Continue reading

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How Should I Think About Anti-Depressant Medication?

Pastor, counselor, and author, David Murray, gives some helpful guidelines on how Christians should approach the idea of taking anti-depressant medication. He writes: When I am counseling anyone with symptoms of depression and the subject of medication comes up, I … Continue reading

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Christian, You Don’t Have What It Takes

This is a hopeful post that will start out with a terribly (but only seemingly) unhopeful word. Here is the word: you do not have what it takes to live or minister in Christ’s Name. Yes, you are not competent … Continue reading

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A Word to Pastors & Anyone Doing Christian Ministry

I came across this little gem in my reading today and thought it was important enough to share with all my brothers and sister engaged in Christian ministry of any kind. Whatever ministry you find yourself in (whether children’s ministry, … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

Protect Your Children & My Children From Porn. An excellent call to all parents. “Your kids may see pornography someplace, but don’t let it be in your home or on the devices that you provide for them. And, when you … Continue reading

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What Does (or Should) Sermon Preparation Look Like?

Note: this is a post that will most likely only be interesting to preachers. But all are welcome to enjoy nonetheless! Allistair Begg is a fantastic and faithful preacher. He is true to the text, clear as crystal, winsome in … Continue reading

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Pastors Who Fight & Weep

There are lots of pastors who complain about the church, exploit the church, mislead the church, or betray the church, but few who do what Samuel Miller called his young seminarians to do at their graduation: Make sure, that, if … Continue reading

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Take the Long View

An encouragement for anyone who is actively discipling other Christians. Donald Macleod: “If we were to judge Jesus by the short-term progress of his disciples we would have to conclude that Jesus was a very poor teacher. When we take … Continue reading

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In Honor of My “Paul”

Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith. Hebrews 13:7 Allow me to obey that verse right now in this post. This is an … Continue reading

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Two Tips for Confrontation

I am reading a great little book on pastoral ministry by Lee Eclov called, Pastoral Graces. A few days ago I came across Lee’s two tips for helping confrontation and thought them worthy to share. Someone once praised me for … Continue reading

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