Small Beginnings: J. C. Ryle in Exbury

By Geoff Chang | 06.29.2020

Pastors are often tempted to be dissatisfied with their churches. Some long for greater prominence and larger congregations. But this dissatisfaction is part of the Enemy’s lies; such outcomes must be left to the Lord.

Helping Second-Generation Immigrants Love the Immigrant Church

By Daniel Chan | 06.22.2020

I look forward to the day when all tribes and peoples and languages will worship the Lord together. But until then, there will continue to be a place for immigrant churches that minister the gospel in the heart language of their target people.

A Published Homage to My Unpublished Dad

By Caleb Batchelor | 06.19.2020

I love my dad and I’m writing to honor him. But I also want to commend his example to other pastors.

4 Reasons Pastors Ought to Be Gentle

By Dane Ortlund | 06.17.2020

I am asking you to consider stepping into a gentleness your life and ministry have, perhaps, never known.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 Timothy

By Allen Duty | 06.15.2020

Second Timothy is relevant today because it reminds us that the gospel must first be preserved in order to be proclaimed.

Redeeming Pastoral Ambition

By Benjamin Vrbicek | 06.12.2020

If you want to change the world, be a servant of all.

Small Beginnings: C. H. Spurgeon at Waterbeach

By Geoff Chang | 06.10.2020

For so many young pastors, the early years of pastoral ministry can prove daunting. These highlights from Spurgeon’s first pastorate show us what to prioritize in these early years.

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Timothy

By Phil Newton | 06.03.2020

Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.

Should I Respond to George Floyd’s Death This Sunday?

By Michael Lawrence | 05.30.2020

We each have to pastor our own flocks in light of their needs, strengths, weaknesses, and blind spots. But we don’t do that in a vacuum. We need to be wise, but we also cannot duck important issues.

As the Pastor of an Immigrant Church’s English Ministry, How Should I Relate to the Senior Pastor?

By Hanley Liu | 05.29.2020

I want to speak to fellow English-speaking pastors of immigrant churches’ English ministries. In particular, I want to talk about how we can honor the immigrant senior pastor, despite whatever differences we may have.

Five Reflections on Pastoral Disagreements

By Andy Naselli | 05.28.2020

When you and your fellow pastors don’t think unanimously about a practical shepherding issue, you should disagree with your fellow pastors with love and respect and without any anger or bitterness.

Churches’ Rights and Responsibilities When Reopening in the Pandemic

By J. Butterfield, M. T. Martens | 05.26.2020

What are churches’ rights and responsibilities as they consider reopening?

5 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 Thessalonians

By Jeremy Walker | 05.22.2020

As pastors and preachers, the urgency of the whole epistle presses us particularly. It reminds us of the weight of responsibility we carry as we speak truth and press for a right response.

What Should I Do With Those Who Are Unable or Unwilling to Attend Church When We Start Gathering?

By Nick Gatzke | 05.19.2020

Gathering together again will be a great joy for many and a unique challenge for some.  Let’s make sure that no one is left behind in the post-Covid church.

How Can I Counsel Those with Anxiety, Loneliness, or Depression?

By Gunner Gundersen | 05.15.2020

During this pandemic, many people are struggling with anxiety, loneliness, or depression—sometimes a heavy mix of all three. How can we help?