Here is my appeal to the aspiring pastor: brother, count the cost.
Scripture is clear: corporate worship encompasses much more than music.
Here’s how one group of elders is seeking to ensure that every member of their church is shepherded well.
The Lord instructs and equips his church through the preaching of his Word. Pulpit supply is no exception.
Tom Schreiner recommends what he thinks are the best New Testament commentaries for pastors to consult.
Just as children sometimes need just their father’s presence, sometimes Christians need just a pastor’s presence.
How can “normal” Christians see their sons and daughters board ships and planes and be gone for decades, perhaps forever? The only sufficient answer I have found is this: these saints see past this world.
How do we love genuinely and show true hospitality as living sacrifices to the Lord, all while maintaining clear, biblical convictions on issues related to sexuality and gender?
Christ is the head of the church, and the church is the body of Christ. You cannot have a high view of Christ and a low view of the church.
How do you determine if a man is not only qualified to be an elder, but also compatible to elder at your church?
Presenting converts to Christ was not Paul’s ultimate missional dream. Nor was presenting planted churches. He wanted to present communities of mature believers to Christ.
Here are 10 reflections/encouragements from a pastor who planted Congress Heights Community Church in SE Washington, DC last year.
Encourage your church members to deliberately plan, arrange, and order their weeks and months so that they would be in the pews for those 52 Sundays.
As a movie trailer builds anticipation for a movie, the Lord can use our family worship to grow our expectations for gathering on the Lord’s Day.
The healthiest churches are often the result of pastoral ministries shaped by a long-term perspective of the kingdom.