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How does a pastor deal with a leader who commits arson, adultery, and attempted murder?

I would never have believed this story, but when a pastor friend of mine sat across the table from me and told me all about it, I couldn’t escape it.  He had sought my counsel about how to care for

Posted in Battling Sin

How can a pastor guard his heart from neglecting his family?

There is so much at work when a pastor neglects his family.  There are pressures and demands of ministry.  There are tensions in his relationship with his wife and children.  There are ambitions the pastor has that go unfulfilled.  Here are

Posted in Battling Sin, Home and Family

How does a pastor experience encouragement as he shepherds his people through their sinful struggles?

Several years ago now, I came home late one night having spent a few hours counseling a couple in our church whose husband had fallen into pornography.  My wife was waiting patiently for me knowing what I was doing.  She asked how

Posted in Battling Sin

How do you counsel a wife who has been harmed by her husband’s struggle with pornography?

Last week, I referred to 6 ways to counsel a husband who has harmed his wife with his pornography struggle.  What about the wife?  Although many are harmed by a husband’s struggle with pornography, no one is harmed more than his

Posted in Battling Sin
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