Why Preachers Should Avoid Using The Phrase “God Told Me…”

As the title suggests this blog is directed at Preachers/Teachers but I believe it is applicable to all. While I do not doubt that God through the Holy Spirit speaks to folks even today, this phrase has become a catch-all for those who do anything in the name of God without the blessing of God … More Why Preachers Should Avoid Using The Phrase “God Told Me…”

Devotional Thought for Today – 04/011/2022

In this past Wednesday’s devotional, our main text came from 1 John 3:16, with the theme of, we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. The above quote from George Whitefield echoes that sentiment with a twist. Here it is being applied directly to Chaplains, Elders, Ministers, Pastors, those who serve the church. … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/011/2022

Less Than Half of Americans Find Pastors to Be ‘Trustworthy Sources of Wisdom,’ Research Finds

Two things about this article. First I would always encourage all folks to be Bereans Acts 17:11 and search out the scripture on their own that they read, hear, or are taught. This is a means to build oneself up in the Word and to ensure, the accuracy of what is being shared. Secondly, as … More Less Than Half of Americans Find Pastors to Be ‘Trustworthy Sources of Wisdom,’ Research Finds

The Glory of the Church

Ministry is not easy. It can discourage and distract. At times, it’s uncomfortable, precarious, and lonely. For most pastors, it requires years of labor in obscurity, shepherding small congregations and having no platform for broader influence. With all the challenges of ministry, why would anyone want the job? Why is pastoral ministry worth it? Pastors … More The Glory of the Church

5 Reasons Pastors Should Give Preaching Opportunities To Others In The Church

Posted by Todd Linn, PhD on November 19, 2021 Most pastors consider weekly preaching {and teaching1} to be their greatest ministry responsibility. For this reason, many pastors are reluctant to miss a preaching opportunity and, when absent, rely only upon pastor friends or other outside speakers. To be sure, members rightly expect their pastors to be in the pulpit … More 5 Reasons Pastors Should Give Preaching Opportunities To Others In The Church