The virus is no respecter of persons and has invaded our Baptist churches with an unrelenting fury. Pastors and church staff members have not been immune to this raging illness.
“Pastors are ready to move forward. Church members are ready to move forward. Indeed, it’s time to move forward.”
Here are some of the possible results of our not getting enough rest:
By Philip Jones EDITOR’S NOTE: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you. […]
It’s a really important year to do so. This year has been a tough year for pastors and church leaders. The pandemic has changed almost everything we do, but pastors have pivoted quickly and worked hard to make adjustments. If ever they had earned appreciation, it’s this year. Here are some ways to show your […]
To be honest, I’m almost embarrassed to write this post, as I’ve heard many horror stories of battles between pastors and deacons. That’s not been my experience, though. Here are some of the reasons these men have been my best friends: They’ve seen their role as servants walking with their pastor. They haven’t been a board of directors; […]
NASHVILLE, TN. — When a pastor commits adultery, most of their fellow pastors believe they should withdraw from public ministry for at least some time. A new survey of U.S. Protestant pastors by Nashville-based LifeWay Research finds only 2 percent of pastors believe a fellow pastor who has an affair does not need to take […]
Pastor’s gathering. SCOTT BARKLEY/Index When I think about pastoring a church the question the Apostle Paul asked comes to mind, “Who is sufficient for these things?” (2 Corinthians 3:5). A lot of my friends are pastors, and most of my work is around pastors and churches. There are things that I know now that I […]