Future pastors aren’t built in a day.
In discipling somone, I am doing nothing more than pursuing the same line of questioning and reasoning that I myself need.
If you neglect to teach your people biblical application you have failed to shepherd the flock adequately.
I want to argue that there are distinct advantages to doing specialized counseling in the context of one’s local church, and I would even propose that it should be the norm.
Every Christian should either be discipling someone else, be discipled by someone else, or be doing both.
In my counseling training, I began to see that the Scriptures provide this overarching view to any problem of life.
By equipping your members to counsel one another, you enable them to do the front-line work of ministry. Here are twenty ways to cultivate a culture of counseling and discipleship in your church.
Here are five priorities you should bring to your first day of ministry.
Why are the pastors at Bethlehem Baptist Church joyfully committed to pastoral mentoring?
Don Whitney discusses busyness, praying through Scripture, the disciplines, mysticism, and more.
This book would be useful to any pastor who is willing to have numerous and extended conversations with his people.
I think there are probably better, more biblically careful books that hold at least some portion of what Willard is arguing.
We know from the Bible what our destination is—union with Christ, and we know that God is working and moving to take us there.
Cordeiro’s emphasis on every-member ministry has led him to neglect and somewhat relegate the importance of the preaching of the Word.
I am happy to see that Frazee has identified a problem that exists in a large part of the Christian church today. My only contention is with the solution that Frazee proposes.