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How Do I Know if I’m Called to Pastoral Ministry?

“When did you receive your call to ministry?” I’ve been asked this a lot lately. When asked this question, I feel a mild sense of pressure to share a hyper-spiritual experience that will captivate my listeners and validate my calling. After asking the question, the

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The Five Key Factors to a Long and Fruitful Ministry

Have you ever wondered why some pastors make it and others don’t? An excellent book to help shed light on this question is Resilient Ministry: What Pastors Told Us About Surviving and Thriving. Co-authored by Dr. Bob Burns, Dr. Tasha Chapman, and Dr. Donald Guthrie,

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10 Lessons Learned After 10 Years of Ministry

“Life moves by pretty fast. If you don’t stop to take a look around once in a while, you might miss something.” There’s a lot of truth to these words from the 80’s comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. When it comes to ministry, so many

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Should Pastors Host A Q&A After The Worship Service? Tim Keller Responds to Mark Jones

Tim Keller wrote an article for The Gospel Coalition in which he outlines 5 reasons why churches should consider hosting a Q&A right after the worship service. Mark Jones said that the article left him “disappointed,” and he responded with an article of his own.

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The 10 Biggest Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Ministry

Bryan Mowrey is the Lead Pastor of Jubilee Church in Saint Louis, Missouri — a position he has held, by God’s grace, for just over a decade. Today, Bryan stops by Gospel Relevance where he shares the 10 biggest lessons learned in 10 years of

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