Pastoral Ministry

Articles focused on pastoral ministry.

  1. Frontpage Article
  2. Pastoral Ministry
This article may ruffle the feathers of those who teach, attend, or believe in mandated on-campus seminary training, but don’t get too fired up just yet. Let’s start by agreeing on this: physically going to seminary can be vitally important for a ministry leader. As valuable as physically attending seminary can be, the local church […]
  1. Church Growth
  2. Frontpage Article
  3. Leadership
  4. Pastoral Ministry
Church leadership models always seem to be going through a type of cultural renovation. Trying to stay relevant, influential evangelicals try to innovate at every turn; trading in biblical roles like elder and deacon for newer, less biblically stringent leadership positions. Some churches avoid having elders altogether because of bad experiences or horror stories from others […]
  1. Church Membership
  2. Frontpage Article
  3. Pastoral Ministry
In his phenomenal book titled, Well-Intentioned Dragons, Marshall Shelley addressed the challenges of problem-people in the church saying, “Wherever there’s light, there’s bugs.” And boy, is he right. It seems that, without question, problem people tend to pop up most where the light burns brightest. Not in every case, but quite often, they end up […]
  1. Frontpage Article
  2. Leadership
  3. Pastoral Ministry
  4. Spiritual Abuse
Trustworthy leadership is hard to find. Inside and outside Christianity, men and women with fancy letters behind their names are doing nasty things to innocent people – and children. It’s becoming more and more apparent that academic degrees (while important) and achievements (while admirable) are not the measure of success for a leader. Integrity is. […]
  1. Discernment
  2. Pastoral Ministry
Pastoral ministry is a serious work that requires work. When it comes to a pastor’s mandate to proclaim the truth and protect God’s people from error, The task is nothing short of a divine burden.Pastoral ministry can be described as a daily spiritual battle for souls that never seems to end. There are times when […]
  1. Church Growth
  2. Discipleship
  3. Frontpage Article
  4. Leadership
  5. Pastoral Ministry
When it comes to leadership, how do you measure greatness? The mother of James and John thought it was having the best seats in Christ’s Kingdom (Matthew 20:20-21). There are those today who would certainly say that executive titles, church size, book deals, Twitter followers, podcast rankings, and global influence are sure signs of high […]

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