Swindoll on Spurgeon and Pastoral Criticism

2014-09-11T21:00:41-06:00Blog, Church, Preaching|

My sister sent me this article, and I felt it was something that needed to be shared. For more resources from Chuck Swindoll visits www.Insight.org. Spurgeon’s Channel of Encouragement  by Charles R. Swindoll Read Matthew 5:10–12 Charles Haddon Spurgeon remains one of the most colorful and gifted preachers in the history of the church. Any man [...]

Church Incident Report Form

2014-09-11T21:13:10-06:00Blog, Church|

If you have worked in a church, you are aware that ministry is messy. There are times where things happen that require a record for liability reasons. I've created this form and it have served as an adequate tool for capturing what needs to be captured for events of great enough magnitude to require it. [...]

The High Calling of Caring

2014-09-11T23:12:11-06:00Blog, Church, Counseling|

I recently looked up the word, “Shepherd” in the dictionary. This is what I found: shepherd |ˈ sh epərd| |ˈʃɛpərd| |ˈʃɛpəd| noun A person who tends and rears sheep. Figurative a member of the clergy who provides spiritual care and guidance for a congregation. The task we are called to as pastors and elders is [...]

Becoming A Trust Agent in Ministry

2014-09-11T23:19:35-06:00Blog, Church|

Photo Courtesy of iStockphoto.com, © domin_domin, File #3028846 I’ve been reading a book called, “Trust Agents” by Brogan and Smith. The premise of this book is that we can learn to use the power of the Internet and all its tools to influence people honestly and effectively. The authors call for authenticity in [...]

Smell Like Sheep

2014-09-11T23:23:28-06:00Blog, Church, Preaching|

Photo Courtesy of iStockphoto.com, © jurgaR, File #3196377 A man once told me that I smelled like sheep. At first I really didn’t know what he meant; all that could come to my mind was visions of the many smelly shepherds that I saw in India out with their flocks on back country [...]

Biblical Qualifications for Elders

2014-09-11T23:24:28-06:00Blog, Church|

We take Eldership very seriously – because the Bible takes it very seriously. Following the example we see in scripture, our church is led by a group of qualified men. Together they make decisions for the body that will honor the Lord and look out for the betterment of all the individuals involved. The plurality [...]

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