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Pastor, Pay Careful Attention

One of my favorite Bible verses that deals with pastoral ministry is Acts 20:28: “Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his

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How to Land Employment in the Local Church: A Brief Overview

Introduction: Set the Proper Foundation Don’t reinvent yourself; re-identify with Christ. Culture celebrates becoming whoever you want to be. This reinventing, however, is often done in an idolatrous way. God gives us major life transitions not for personal reinvention but rather to re-identify with who

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D. A. Carson on a Profane Activity During Sunday Worship

In his book The Cross and Christian Ministry, D. A. Carson writes about a profane activity that occurs in some churches. His words are eye-opening, to say the least. Indeed, these are some of the most convicting words I have read in a while. You

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One Man’s Fall is Another Man’s Warning

It happens a lot. An evangelical Christian pastor disqualifies himself from ministry. As a young minister myself, I have been long warned and told of the temptations and sins that are unique to pastors. But there’s a difference between hearing about someone else’s fall and

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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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