I want to share a few things that might be helpful for you—Calvinist pastor—if the Lord leads you to a church that doesn’t celebrate the doctrines of grace.
The theological framework commonly called “Calvinism,” and the doctrine of unconditional election in particular, has profoundly shaped my understanding of success in ministry and sustained me through the toil of shepherding.
Preacher, if you don’t think you need to read this book, then, well . . . you need to read this book.
While caring for those who are suffering, many pastors are tempted to feel overwhelmed and under-qualified. If that’s you, pastor, here are five things to remember.
This excellent new book could rightly be called “The Collected Works of Sinclair Ferguson on Pastoral Ministry.”
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?
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?
A preacher who studies the text but not his people is missing out on clearer application and more nuanced communication.
Practically, let’s talk about when and how pastors can guide dating or engaged couples through difficult conversations about past sexual sin.
Local churches ought to be the “safest space” for Christians to confess sins in general and sins tied to pornography in particular.
Can we restore pastors after sexual sin?
Unfortunately, many young people don’t remember a time without unlimited access to pornography.
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?
These foundational truths should help us pastors minister to the hurting hearts of sisters whose husbands struggle with pornography