When pastors log on to social media and berate others relentlessly, post incessantly, or communicate inappropriately, it is very likely that red flags were visible before the point of crisis.
Pastors aren’t often trained to live well, think well, or help others do the same regarding the challenging decisions of life. W. Ross Hastings recognizes these problems and has written an excellent book to help remedy them.
“The Wolf in Their Pockets” is full of wisdom for weary pastors who are wondering how to start these vital conversations in their communities about the role social media and technology play in the lives of their people.
‘The Shepherd’s Toolbox’ gives practical counsel for “obstacles facing those who are committed to shepherding their flocks.”
Read the prayers of four pastors at city, state, and national governmental gatherings.
In the face of today’s so-called “culture war,” Theonomy and Reconstruction teachers often take bold stands on social issues that attract anxious evangelicals. How can pastors guide and guard their sheep from possible error?
Despite increasing connectedness, many in our culture face a growing isolation of the soul and pastors are prime candidates for this paradoxical lifestyle.
Here is my appeal to the aspiring pastor: brother, count the cost.
Christ has already broken into our world so that we stay seated in the presence of God abidingly. Therefore, pastoral visitations are not a way for people to be brought into the presence of God, but rather a context to grow their understanding of being in Christ.
Here’s how one group of elders is seeking to ensure that every member of their church is shepherded well.
‘Shepherding the Pastor’ is a wonderful addition to the bookshelf of any young pastor, as well as anyone considering pastoral ministry.
“Pastor-to-pastor friendship” is a gift to pursue and enjoy for the sake of our souls, our churches, and a sustained and flourishing ministry.
What kind of pastor was Spurgeon? How did he spend his time? Geoff Chang went trawling through the minutes of Met Tab meetings and wrote this book, an insight into the functional outworking of Spurgeon’s ecclesiology.
In ‘Gospel-Driven Change’, Paul Watts comes alongside his reader as the seasoned, older pastor. Any younger pastor will learn from his experience.