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How does a pastor’s wife care for her husband when he is attacked?

There is one place more difficult than being a criticized pastor—that is, that pastor’s wife.  I assume most men are like me in that you can attack me, but if you attack my wife—well it’s on!  The fact of the

Posted in Home and Family

What are some ways an aspiring pastor can serve his wife before becoming a pastor?

Aspiring pastors are usually chomping at the bit to become pastors.  Rightly so.  Because of this, those aspiring to pastoral ministry often times dream to the future to one day serve in that capacity and miss some very significant ways he can serve his

Posted in Home and Family, Preaching, Training for Ministry

Are you ready to conduct your first funeral?

I once had 5 different men who had 5 different funeral circumstances to relay to me in one week.  Among these scenarios, there were 2 common links.  They contacted me because they were either faced with doing their first funeral in a

Posted in Funerals

When all else fails, what can I pray during a hospital visit?

When all else fails…pray the gospel.  One morning, I was called by a nurse at a local hospital requesting my immediate presence.  The non-Christian spouse of one of our members was moments away from dying.  I had no idea what

Posted in Hospital Visitation, Oversight of Souls
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