Tag Archives: pastoral ministry

Judging; May 4, 2021


1 Samuel 3:9 So Eli told Samuel, “Go and lie down, and if he calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place. This was perhaps the high point of … Continue reading

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Leadership; November 21, 2020


2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-by. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. Parting remarks can be very revealing, because they can … Continue reading

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Pastors; June 24, 2020


Jeremiah 3:15 Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding. The Bible mentions bad shepherds and false prophets in quite a few places, so it is actually very comforting to … Continue reading

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Opposition; May 22, 2020


Numbers 12:1-2 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite. Has the Lord spoken only through Moses?” they asked. “Hasn’t he also spoken through us?” And the Lord heard … Continue reading

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Authority; April 9, 2020


John 19:11 Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin.” Authority is a strange thing. … Continue reading

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Fathers/Pastors March 26, 2020


1 Timothy 3:5 If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s church? This is obviously a parenthetical thought, but a very germane one. When I was in seminary I can … Continue reading

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Worthy; March 17, 2020


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Coaching; October 25, 2019


Proverbs 20:5 The purposes of a man’s heart are deep waters, but a man of understanding draws them out. This strikes me as being at the core of the Coaching that I’ve been studying for the past couple of years. … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; May 26, 2019


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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The Word of God; December 8, 2018


Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. As long as I … Continue reading

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