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What are the top 10 books every pastor should read?

Have you ever tried to pick a favorite hymn or Scripture passage when asked? Impossible, isn’t it? At least it is for me. I had similar feelings when my pastoral interns asked me to pick my top books every pastor

Posted in Uncategorized

2 Practical Shepherding Events (Nov. 4-5) in Southern California

Brian Croft will be speaking at 2 back-to-back events near Los Angeles the first weekend of November.  Details and registration are below.  We hope you can come! Spread the word. Details: November 4th 2016, 7PM-9PM Biblical Church Revitalization Featuring, Practical Shepherding & Church in Hard

Posted in Promotion, Training for Ministry

What are 10 things that might help a pastor and his wife stay married and in ministry?

Marriage is hard enough, but add ministry into the mix and you have a recipe for a potential mess.  My work with pastors and their families cause me to see a lot of the messiness that exists in pastors’ homes. 

Posted in Home and Family

How can a pastor help his children appreciate his work?

I recently spoke with a friend of mine whose pastoral difficulties in his church has spilled over into his family.  This is often times unavoidable, but when his children start to ask, “Daddy, why does our church hate us” it takes it

Posted in Home and Family, Oversight of Souls
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