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How does a pastor deal with losing his daughter to a drug addiction?

My friend, Jon Cyrus, Pastor of First Baptist Prospect, experienced great tragedy a few weeks ago with the news that his daughter, 27, had lost her battle with drug addiction.  Jon has graciously allowed us in to see how he is

Posted in Funerals, Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

Church Revitalization Event @SBTS (Tuesday, Feb. 21)

Come join us for this important panel discussion of regular local church pastors that will be led by Brian Croft.  First 50 receive a free Chick-Fil-A lunch and free book. RSVP – HERE  

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Promotion, Training for Ministry, Uncategorized

Why should a pastor stay a long time at one church?

One of the most significant implications from Hebrews 13:17 (giving account for souls) I was grateful to learn early in ministry was that I don’t have the right to dislike and refuse to care for someone’s soul that God had entrusted to me.  This

Posted in Oversight of Souls

How do you preach in the face of snarls and scowls?

I remember those early years in my struggling church were so hard to preach.  It is hard enough to try and figure out who you are as a preacher, but to have to do it in a place where there felt

Posted in Preaching
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