Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

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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Recommended Books on Pastoral Ministry

I recently read a list of recommended books on pastoral ministry from someone whom I greatly admire. While I have not read many of these books myself, I hope to be able to read them in the future. If you’re a pastor (or a prospective pastor)

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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? One of the best books I’ve read so far in 2017 has been Resilient Ministry: What Pastors Told Us About Surviving and Thriving. Co-authored by Dr. Bob Burns, Dr. Tasha Chapman, and Dr.

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