Churches Raising Up Pastors – Ministry Training Strategy

By Colin Marshall | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Lakeview Baptist Church

By Al Jackson | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – ENTRUST

By Michael Schäfer | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are Entrust’s answers to how they train up leaders. Entrust is based outside of Durban, South Africa.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Cornhill Training Course

By Christopher Ash | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Cornhill Training Course’s answers submitted by Christopher Ash. The Cornhill Training Course is based out of London, England.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Charles Simeon Trust

By D. Helm, R. Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Charles Simeon Trust’s answers (submitted by David Helm and Robert Kinney). The Simeon Trust is based out of Chicago, Illinois.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Capitol Hill Baptist Church

By Benjamin Wright | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the answers for the Capitol Hill Baptist Church internship program (submitted by Ben Wright). Capitol Hill Baptist Church is located in Washington, D. C.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Bethlehem College and Seminary

By Tom Steller | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Bethlehem College and Seminary’s answers (submitted by Tom Steller). BCS is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

A Pastor’s Priorities For Day One

By Bob Johnson | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are five priorities you should bring to your first day of ministry.

Why I Love the Temporariness of My Pastoral Ministry

By Mark Dever | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.25.2010

I love thinking about the temporariness of my pastoral ministry.

A Pastor Defends His Multi-Site Church

By J. D. Greear | 9Marks Journal: Multi-site Churches | 02.25.2010

Here is why we enthusiastically embrace the multi-site strategy as biblically sound, practically wise, and pastorally helpful.

8 Steps for Dealing with Difficult Leaders

By Ken Swetland | 9Marks Journal: Young Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are eight principles for dealing with difficult people.

“Why Are We Joyfully Committed?”

By Tom Steller | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Why are the pastors at Bethlehem Baptist Church joyfully committed to pastoral mentoring?

“Look, It’s the Church’s Job”

By Al Jackson | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

I am persuaded that training for pastoral ministry, as it’s currently practiced in the United States, does not adequately prepare God-called pastors for service in our churches.

Pastoral Ministry and Training with Phillip Jensen

By M. Dever, P. Jensen | 12.01.2009

Phillip Jensen attacks evangelical assumptions about ministry training, spiritual gifts, and more.

Christian Discipleship and Growth with Donald Whitney

By D. S. Whitney, M. Dever | 01.25.2009

Don Whitney discusses busyness, praying through Scripture, the disciplines, mysticism, and more.