Mailbag #74: The Wisdom of Confronting an Older Pastor . . . Is It Biblical to Call Women “Ministers”? . . . How a Pastor Should Schedule His WeekBy C. Humfrey, J. Leeman, P. Newton | 02.15.2019
— One of our elders, a man far older in the faith than us, has begun to regularly preach poor sermons. How should we respond? — I’ve noticed some SBC churches give women on staff the title of “minister” in deliberate distinction from “pastor” or “elder.” Is this practice wise? — What are some principles for how a pastor should schedule his week?
We’ll consider how our theology shapes our polity, how polity shapes ministry, and how ministry is fueled by our conception of God.
Calvinism doesn’t render our prayers meaningless. On the contrary, it ought to revive and even sustain our prayer life.
I rely heavily on the truth of God’s sovereignty in counseling, particularly on those aspects of his sovereignty that intersect with the doctrine of sanctification.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan asks Mark and Bobby a bunch of questions about the Lord’s Supper.
About five years ago, I realized our members’ meetings were sleepy and overly informational. So we’ve changed them.
Even in life’s most tragic moments, Christians can be thankful for the local church.
Fitch’s emphasis on the presence of God as part of our conception of the nature of the church and a philosophy of ministry does have some benefit. But his development of these ideas lacks Scriptural substance.
We asked pastors from around the world a simple question: what books did you read in 2018 that helped you be a better pastor?
While caring for those who are suffering, many pastors are tempted to feel overwhelmed and under-qualified. If that’s you, pastor, here are five things to remember.
The range of what Moore covers is bold: upbringing, marriage, children, perseverance in marriage, divorce, growing old, and caring for those who are aging. He explores these topics with an exegete’s skill and a pastor’s heart.
Here are eight maxims pastors ought to remember as they shepherd people through difficult bioethical decisions.
Have you ever thought that you, your house, and your time are not your own but rather God’s ordained way of escape for someone?
It’s vital for individual Christians to pursue holiness. But how can church members work *together* in fighting against the sin of pornography?
What makes this book different? It’s written by a woman, engages the topic from a feminine perspective, and reveals why so many are using the erotic to escape reality.