“Sovereign Lord, you alone know.” You know these words because you've felt them. Overwhelmed and without recourse, you've remained open to the possibilities of what only God can do.
I have observed a profound reluctance from pastors to routinely visit members of their church. I would welcome some responses from pastors.
Join us for a 1-hour roundtable exploring how the experience of dementia can be faith-formative, and for discussion on ministering to the person, the family, and the congregation.
Leaving congregational ministry after twenty three years led to two "Aha!" moments and an important reminder.
Lottery records will keep shattering. Dreams about how to spend untold millions will continue to be spun by throngs. Does that mean the Church can’t grow believers who know better?
PreachingandWorship.org offers a wealth of resources for pastors, including brief but brilliant topical studies that will jump-start your sermon preparation.
Countless voices tell our children money makes the world go round. Parents must speak louder and say otherwise.
We hope your congregations are gearing up for Disability Awareness Sunday on October 21. Rev. Miriam Spies has offered a reflection based on the gospel lesson from Mark. We pray that your congregations are places where everybody belongs and everybody serves!
Four things that are essential to an effective mentoring relationship: knowledge, character, identity and perseverance.
Few church members will receive fame and accolades the way Aretha Franklin did during her lifetime. But every believer, no matter how meager their circumstances, can learn a valuable lesson from her about important conversations with fellow believers and loved ones.
Editors Collin Hansen and Jeff Robinson have selected the stories of 12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry in an effort to dismantle the cool factor that prevails in our view of ministry life.