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When should a pastor stay at his church and and when should he leave?

What are the circumstances under which it is right to resign your church? Should hostility and adversaries prompt us to resign our churches? Is an attempt by the church to “fire” you as pastor sufficient reason to leave a church?

Posted in The Pastor's Soul

When do I let my church die? (Video SBTS Event)

This was an event put on by The Mathena Center for Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where Brian Croft leads a panel discussion with Brad Walker, Alan Witham (KBC), and Randall Cofield (LRBA) considering when to let

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Training for Ministry

Replant Podcast Collective Episodes with Brian Croft

The Replant Collective (NAMB) is dedicated to equipping leaders with the best resources for use in leading dying churches to regain health and vitality for the glory of God and the good of their communities.  The Replant Collective podcast is

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul

What emotions do I feel as I begin to bury the final original members of my church?

When I came to pastor Auburndale Baptist Church almost 15 years ago there were 30 elderly members.  After the death of a beloved 96 year old widow on Saturday, 6 remain.  I have a range of emotions as I prepare

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