Tag Archives: pastoral ministry

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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Pastoral Ministry; December 2, 2018


Titus 2:1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine. Along with the two longer letters to Timothy, this is a letter about how to be a shepherd of Jesus’ flock. In the first chapter Paul writes about … Continue reading

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Fruit of Ministry; November 19, 2018


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. Once again Paul is displaying the fact that he is a true minister of the Gospel. The best payback a minister can receive is … Continue reading

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