Are sabbaticals in the Bible? Are they . . . fair? (After all, what other profession gets them!) How should they be structured?
Pandemic-weary pastor, gently encourage your pandemic-weary congregation to gather as soon as they can.
Firing someone is almost always hard, perhaps especially in the church. In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about this difficult topic, one that Mark says is a personal weakness of his.
I now live and pastor in a State where, before long, genuine conversion to Christ—and the life of holiness that ensures—may be deemed illegal. So what should I do?
Pastors need the hope of heaven at the beginning of their ministry, and they still need it at the end of their ministry. Jonathan Leeman chats with Phil Newton (a pastor … keep reading…
What is an elder chairman? What do they do? Why is it a helpful role?
Why the Body of Christ Is Essential Churches are currently facing a host of difficult issues―potential shut-downs and restrictions due to COVID-19, political dissension among members, racial division, church abuse … keep reading…
We must realize that character isn’t only necessary for ministry; character is itself a ministry.
In this book Rainer explores the challenges and opportunities for Christian ministry in a post-coronavirus world.
In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman chats with Mark Dever about one of the pastor’s most important jobs: preparing his people for eternity.
Ferguson’s portrait of church life is refreshing and one that feels, by God’s enabling grace, achievable.
9Marks asked several pastors how they intend to pray this Sunday to shepherd their congregation in light of Wednesday’s events at the Capitol.
Why the Body of Christ is Essential With the COVID-19 pandemic, changing priorities, and polarizing political and social issues, many people are now choosing to worship online—or quit church altogether. … keep reading…
A Practical Guide for Deliberate Leadership In the process of building a church, there are many things to consider―who will the elders be? How many seats should the sanctuary have? … keep reading…