Transitions aren’t easy, and your cultural context may present your church with unique challenges. Yet transitions also remind us that the church fundamentally belongs to Christ.
A few different pastors offer a few different perspectives on what to do when the government tells churches they can’t sing.
Pastors, here’s my advice no matter who wins or loses: don’t demonize anyone, but show honor to everyone.
Your church—and the aspiring pastors looking up to you—would benefit greatly from you taking a few hours to learn from the feet of an ordinary pastor like Tom Carson.
How do we pastor a congregation with conflicting sets of political certainties? How do we maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Eph. 4:3) without compromising what’s true?
We feel the political heat for different reasons, but we all feel it. How do we endure? Here are thirteen principles for pastoring through political turmoil.
Love leans in and listens well. May God help us so love one another.
How to Hold Your Tongue About Politics And Thereby Not Split Your Church Over Things the Bible Doesn’t Talk About: AN ADDENDUMBy Greg Gilbert | 9Marks Journal: Pastoring Through Political Turmoil | 09.29.2020
What are some guardrails that can help a pastor navigate political issues, especially in a year like 2020?
From my experience, immigrant churches tend toward program-centric ministry. Why? It’s complicated.
When I became a lead pastor, I preached the gospel enthusiastically, but I didn’t understand its winnowing power or how positive that process would be.
Addison’s proposal may create movements of “churches” that burn hot and fast, but I fear that they will not last.
Pastors shouldn’t be quarrelsome. But pastors must also contend for the truth. They must gently correct opponents. They must be immovable, steadfast. How do we manage all these diverse callings?
We love and forgive others because the Lord Jesus has first loved and forgiven us (Eph. 4:32). This is the heart and soul of the gospel, portrayed in the book of Philemon.
I’ve never met a growing and mature Christian who doesn’t regularly attend a gospel-preaching church.
Perhaps the most compelling aspect of Vrbicek’s book is the way he sprinkles the good news on every page, even while discussing practical issues regarding searching for a ministry position.