Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

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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How to Choose the Right Seminary: 6 Factors to Consider 

If you’re thinking about seminary, below you can find six things to consider to help you choose the right one. I have in mind those interested in the Master of Divinity program. In no particular order: 1. The Faculty Factor Many will tell you to

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131 Questions to Ask a Potential Church Employer

One of the best things you can do in the job-search process is ask questions. I have created some of the questions below from scratch and others I’ve adapted. I’ve organized them by categories so they’re easier to use. Before you read them, here are

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John Piper’s Regrets in Ministry

I love watching or reading interviews with Christian leaders. Interviews give us an opportunity to learn real and raw information about someone, often because the one being interviewed is caught off guard. Who you truly are is revealed when you are surprised. Sometimes I re-watch

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4 Lessons I Learned About Pastoral Ministry from Francis Schaeffer

Not in person, of course. It would have been an absolute pleasure to meet and do ministry with Schaeffer, but I wasn’t around back then. That’s one of the reasons I’m thankful for good books because they put you in touch with the life and

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