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How should pastors and deacons work together?

Biblically, how should pastors and deacons relate to and work with one another? What areas of overlap exist between these offices? How do pastors and deacons communicate with one another and how often should they meet together? How do pastors

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry

Seven years later…remembering my dear friend and pastoral mentor

By: Brian Croft Seven years ago today, my dear friend and pastoral mentor, Jackson Boyett and his wife, Barbara were hit by a drunk driver and killed just outside Austin, TX where they had lived and ministered at Dayspring Fellowship

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching, Training for Ministry

What is the office and role of a deacon?

What are deacons and how are they supposed to function in the life of the church? What biblical characteristics should deacons evidence in their lives? What are the role-distinctions between the elders and deacons? How should deacons interact with the

Posted in Discipleship

Book Recommendation: Finding Comfort in Sickness

Phillip Bennett Power (1822 – 1899) was a pastor in England in the 19th century.  At the age of 43 years old and in the prime of his life and ministry, his health took a terrible dive.  He spent the

Posted in Book Recommendation, Hospital Visitation
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