This article explains by way of 1 Peter 1:18-21 the price that Christ paid for the redemption of the church.
This article explains how very difficult suffering can be an incredible blessing, and encourages church leaders to prepare their people for suffering. It is a present reality, produces sanctification, increases fellowship, and produces hope.
This article underlines the importance of pastors praying for their congregation. It looks at various Scripture passage in its consideration of how pastors should pray.