The author offers three very practical suggestions for pastors who are called upon to conduct a funeral: prepare for the unexpected, prepare to minister God's Word, and prepare to extend the hope of Christ.
This article considers the value of times of silence in the life of a Christian. Silence exposes the soul, confronts the voices that we face throughout our life, teaches us to listen, and tests our need for noise. The author calls Christians to embrace the quiet.
This article provides five important reasons why it is vital for every Christian to gather weekly for corporate worship.
This article offers three key components that should be in a funeral message: acknowledge the need to grieve, make the hope of the gospel clearly known, and call your hearers to respond to the gospel.
Hospital visitation can be daunting. How should a pastor approach hospital visitation? Here are ten tools to help you prepare better.
During the vacation of the pastor, how should he spend his Lord's Day? This article explains that he should attend a church, not preach, and be with his family.
How should a pastor use his vacation? This article explains that he should use his vacation for himself, his family and the church, and therefore, he must use all his vacation.
Should a pastor share the issues of the church with his wife? If so, how much? This article answers this question from the perspectives of both a pastor's and a pastor's wife. It seeks to clarify what it means to keep confidentiality as a pastor.
As a pastor, you are expected to shepherd first your family, then the church. This article shares practical ways for shepherding children.