Through his friendship with Martin Bucer, Calvin learned not only how to be a better pastor, but he also grew as a Christian in patience and humility.
Pastors must teach the church about what a church is. If they don’t, who will?
Can you imagine what it’s like to go home after a leadership meeting with the knowledge that you were actually fulfilling your God-given mandate?
We need fewer men who feel “called” and more men who aspire to the office of elder.
Like a successful team, every healthy church has both leaders and role players.
I was an unhappy pastor.
I arrived at my current church in July of 1992, and for a solid decade our business meetings were marked by love, unity, and good-natured, corny humor. But then everything fell apart.
My small church hasn’t killed me yet. In fact, it’s grown me.
If you currently pastor a congregation that has no qualified men other than yourself, then you should do two things: begin earnestly praying for such men and, second, perhaps reconsider if your standards are loftier than the Bible’s.
How can a church support and protect its new pastor both from his own and others’ expectations, so that he will set off and continue at a sustainable pace?
Book Review — Biblical Leadership: Theology for the Everyday Leader, edited by Benjamin Forrest and Chet RodenReview by Jeremy Kimble | 07.09.2018
Books on leadership abound. With so many resources on the topic, one wonders if there’s really anything new to say.
Complementarianism is an umbrella term, under which Christians with both “narrow” and “broad” convictions stand.
We should value trust more highly than agreement.
In this episode of Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with pastors Jamie Dunlop and Bobby Jamieson to discuss their roles, and how their work complements Mark’s as the senior pastor.
Phrases like “I’m more Christian than black or white” are gloriously true, but they’re often wielded in white culture to enable and encourage colorblindness.