Here are thirteen ways you can help to raise up other leaders in your congregation.
What is the essential quality of a disciple-making pastor? Rejoicing in others’ ministry.
By telling an extraordinary story, Dallas and the Spitfire gives hope for the ordinary.
The great commission is bigger than your local church. How should that shape your priorities and posture as a pastor?
I commend it to all present and aspiring church leaders, and to any Christian who likes to ask, “How did we get here?”
For the pastor who’s kept up his Greek and is up for a workout, Conformed to Christ in Community could be worth a read, especially if you skim strategically.
Using theologically trustworthy curriculum is a great way to free up your and other church leaders’ time while still delivering solid supplemental teaching every week.
The bottom line here is, if not Sunday School, then where? If you don’t have Sunday school, where are you going to teach people how to study the Bible?
This book tells the story of how and why the authors turned a seemingly thriving seeker church into a church in which forming mature disciples of Jesus is the central concern.
Like Paul, we should have a burden to revitalize churches that are in various stages of sickness. And we’ve got no shortage of those churches, especially in America.
Book Review: Heralds of the King: Christ-Centered Sermons in the Tradition of Edmund P. Clowney, ed. by Dennis JohnsonReview by Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and his Staff, Part 2 | 08.29.2011
This book is a fitting tribute to a man whose writing, teaching, preaching, and personal example have helped a good many pastors to preach Christ from all of Scripture.
Along with much biblical wisdom and good sense, there are a number of assumptions and values in this book that don’t square very well with Scripture.
Pastors, active church members, and church skeptics alike will be well served by this loving reminder of the centrality of the local church in the Christian life.
The great strength of this volume is that it serves as a fairly accessible introduction to a number of critical issues in contemporary evangelical missiology.