Christians should happily give to their church. Right? What else is there to say on this topic?
Are sabbaticals in the Bible? Are they . . . fair? (After all, what other profession gets them!) How should they be structured?
How much should churches pay their pastors? How can they even find the answer to that question? Should a pastor ever ask for a raise?
Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop about these questions.
Do pastors need to care about administration?
Pastoring in a Pandemic, Episode 11: Help for those Who Are Nervous About Their Church Budget (with Jamie Dunlop)By J. Dunlop, J. Leeman | 05.18.2020
COVID-19 has hurt churches financially, and many pastors are nervous. In this episode of Pastoring in a Pandemic, Jonathan chats with Jamie Dunlop in hopes to offer help for those who are nervous about their church budget.
Lord willing, none of this will prove useful for your church.
Here are three reasons why content isn’t everything—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching
The overarching goal of a church budget is faithfulness, not funds.
If you want to see your church move toward health, the church budget has to move toward health.
Mailbag #79: How Should Vocational Pastors Approach Their Own Giving to the Church? . . . How Do Deacons Relate to Elders?By J. Dunlop, J. de Koning | 03.29.2019
— Should vocational ministers tithe? Should a church then count on 10% of that staff member’s salary toward the budget? — Are deacons there just to “do what they’re told” by the elders? Should deacons be used as a means to develop future elders?
We should value trust more highly than agreement.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with pastors Jamie Dunlop and Bobby Jamieson to discuss their roles, and how their work complements Mark’s as the senior pastor.
Periodically, pastors read The Compelling Community, and then ask us where to start in putting its ideas into practice. Here are three thoughts for your consideration.
This book reshapes our view of “women’s ministry” toward a more biblical “ministry among women” for which we should all be deeply thankful.
If God the Holy Spirit left your church this weekend, what would happen next?