In Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, Jesus gives grounds for divorce based on sexual immorality (porneia). Does pornography use qualify?
If I wanted to transition the church toward being elder-led, then I knew I faced a long, uphill struggle, if not outright war. So I did what my old pastor suggested. I had elders without having elders. Let me explain.
May all elders have the reputation that they are given to hospitality.
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.
You don’t have to address Brett Kavanaugh this Sunday. But if you do, don’t pick a side.
A simple idea for pastors to encourage their people—just like the apostle Paul.
Sam Storms’ recent book is a field guide for Reformed churches to introduce charismatic practices into the life of the assembly.
Mark and Jonathan discuss the subject of burnout, particularly how it happens and what church leaders can do to avoid it in the first place.
May the mighty promises of Christ fuel our faith until, at last, we see him face to face.
It should not then surprise you, pastor, that you may experience depression—even though you’ve never experienced it before.
Consider these five categories of at-risk pastors.
Perhaps you’re just beginning your journey as a pastor’s wife. Perhaps you’ve been one far longer than me. Whatever the case, remember and rejoice in the gospel. Draw near to Christ. He, above all, will sustain you and restore your joy.
I’ve been leading a mega-church for over a decade. While it’s not always easy, it hasn’t killed me. It hasn’t burnt me out—at least not yet.
My small church hasn’t killed me yet. In fact, it’s grown me.
Burnout means something way down deep just collapses, and we can’t keep going.