Yet another pastor committed suicide. But this time, he was my close friend. And so I keep asking myself: How can I make sense of this?
This book isn’t a biblical defense for plural eldership. Rather, it’s a practical guide to assessing and improving the quality of your elder body.
The Bible tells us that “God is love.” But what does that actually mean? And what does it have to do with our lives and the local church?
Did you know that John Knox—the champion of the Scottish Reformation, the fearless preacher, the uncompromising prophet—was once defeated by a church business meeting?
It’s vital for individual Christians to pursue holiness. But how can church members work *together* in fighting against the sin of pornography?
Aaron Menikoff shares the two words of advice that influenced his pastoral ministry.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Garrett Kell shares his own past struggles with pornography, and offers counsel to pastors who are currently hiding with secret sin.
A talk given at NAMB & 9Marks Church Planting & Revitalization conference 2018.
Can we restore pastors after sexual sin?
The sting of pornography has struck many marriages. The way forward can feel confusing and demoralizing. But there’s hope.
Pastor, are you regularly indulging in pornography and rationalizing to yourself why it’s okay for you to do that? If that describes you, then you are in danger.
The question I want us to consider is this: how do we discern whether or not a pastor who sins with pornography is disqualified?
When a church member first confesses pornography consumption, they’re usually relieved to admit their battle and get help in their fight.
When a pastor has disqualified himself from his ministry, is he disqualified from ministry altogether? If so, for how long? Forever? Can he ever be restored? If so, how soon?
In this wide-ranging, honest, and profoundly gospel-centred book, Chester demonstrates that the contemporary pornography pandemic which is crippling lives and ministries is fundamentally a problem of idolatry.