I have neither felt underutilized nor overburdened. I am neither bored nor burnt-out. I am only grateful.
Whether or not a man desires to pastor, he should pursue pastoral qualifications because they describe lives that honor and bring God glory.
Biblically speaking, most ministry is free.
Pastor, resist the temptation to love the church that’s ahead of you rather than the one that’s before you right now.
Among young pastors and church planters, there’s no less than a deluge of pressure to give every waking moment to our churches, to the neglect of our families. But brothers, it should never be so.
How quickly should a pastor try to change things? Well, it depends. . .
At the top of the list: Keep your walk with Jesus your primary objective.
We may share the gospel a thousand times, and never see a convert. It’s our job to be faithful. The rest is up to God.
What role should cross-cultural church planters play in a new church plant?