These days, pastoring seems very different. But the most important things have remained the same.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Garrett Kell shares his own past struggles with pornography, and offers counsel to pastors who are currently hiding with secret sin.
The question I want us to consider is this: how do we discern whether or not a pastor who sins with pornography is disqualified?
Besides the Bible, a membership directory is a pastor’s most important book. But why?
Whether or not a man desires to pastor, he should pursue pastoral qualifications because they describe lives that honor and bring God glory.
God calls all of us to impossible things. So if he calls you to something, he’ll equip you with exactly what you need to do it.
There’s nothing more important than a pastor’s devotional life.
Pastors, we must use some of our best time, energy, and resources training up plumbers, lawyers, teachers, and bankers.
This resource will be among the books our church planters will spend time reading in the future. I happily recommend it.
Garrett Kell’s session during the First 5 Years conference in Fort Worth, TX. For more about 9Marks conferences and ministry, please visit http://www.9marks.org
A few brief stories of how God has answered church-wide prayers.
The ways we can use Statements of Faith and Church Covenants in our churches are many, but what matters most is that if we have them, we use them to help each other follow Jesus.