We must not align ourselves with false teachers, apostate churches, or any of their ministries in any way that will confuse people about the truth of the gospel and the identity of Jesus.
How does a pastor know when it’s time to leave one church for another? Eric Bancroft says three things must be present.
Bunyan and the Puritans understood the high calling of the pastorate and were eager to protect the office. They offer a wise example for helping young men determine if they are called by God to serve as pastors today.
A prayerless pastor ought to be an oxymoron. In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Thabiti Anyabwil, H. H. Charles, Jr. and Mark Dever about a pastor and his prayer life.
Chan offers some penetrating and incisive critiques of the modern church but offers a simplistic solution based on a selective and naïve hermeneutic.
When it comes to ethical conflicts facing local churches, we need to carefully distinguish categories of “may” (permissible), “should/should not” (advisable), and “must” (obligatory).
On the first Sunday of 2019, our church started a Sunday evening service. Here’s how and why we did it.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark and Isaac Adams—who presided over Mark’s 25th anniversary celebration—about how to celebrate pastoral anniversaries.
If you are going to be faithful in ministry you have to preach the gospel clearly. If you preach the gospel clearly, you will be attacked. When you are attacked, you have to resist making ministry about yourself.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan chats with Jeramie Rinne about church elders.
Why is pastoring in a city full of mega-churches both a blessing and a challenge? Aaron Menikoff explains.
Every Christian—and every pastor—has spiritually dry seasons. How do we handle them?
Pastoral authority is derived from God, it’s rooted in his Word, and it should be shared among a plurality of elders.
The overarching goal of a church budget is faithfulness, not funds.
The task which I have set myself in this lecture is to focus and explicate a belief which, by and large, is a distinguishing mark of the word-wide evangelical fraternity: namely, the belief that the cross had the character of penal substitution, and that it was in virtue of this fact that it brought salvation to mankind.