Smaller churches are not godlier than larger churches. I’m not calling for no growth. I’m simply going to suggest both you and your congregation will be well-served by slow and steady growth.
Mailbag #75: Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a ChurchBy A. Menikoff, A. Duty, P. Tibayan | 02.22.2019
Does a Wife’s Alcoholism Disqualify a Deacon? . . . Should the Qualifications of a “Youth Pastor” Be Different? . . . Responding When We Feel “Pressured” to Join a Church
The last thing I want to do is imply one must embrace Calvinism to be a good pastor. Rather, in this article, I simply aim to reflect on how an affirmation of the doctrines of grace can spur a pastor on to greater degrees of faithfulness.
The practice of meaningful membership is at the heart of what it means to be a faithful church in a nominal Christian culture.
What do pastors in the throes of church revitalization need to know? In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan interviews Mark and two other pastors who went through a revitalization, Andy Davis and Aaron Menikoff.
This book isn’t a biblical defense for plural eldership. Rather, it’s a practical guide to assessing and improving the quality of your elder body.
Aaron Menikoff shares the two words of advice that influenced his pastoral ministry.
A talk given at NAMB & 9Marks Church Planting & Revitalization conference 2018.
How should we respond we a public servant, an elder, or the preacher confesses to looking at pornography?
The Song of Songs certainly is about marriage. However, since marriage is a window into the relationship between Christ and the church, the Song of Songs is about the gospel, too.
The thick-skinned and tender-hearted pastor is best positioned to minister for the long haul.
Long story short, non-Christians unlikely to walk under a steeple may very well walk over your threshold, if only you’d invite them inside.
Being a good neighbor is a crucial component to being a faithful evangelist. We should all aspire to be gospel neighbors.
This book offers a thoughtful pushback against the pragmatic ministry mindset.
Over time, the careful practice of membership and discipline should make church members feel safe and well-protected.