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Interview with Rachael Denhollander about pastors protecting children and advocating for victims

This week the Southern Baptist Convention was shook to its core with the 3 articles researched and released by the Houston Chronical revealing the epidemic of sexual abuse in SBC churches (700 victims) over the last 20 years. Article 1

Posted in Battling Sin, Discipleship, Oversight of Souls

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

Latest Podcast: When a member wants to leave your church

How might a pastor shepherd well one who is leaving the church? What biblical truths should influence how we handle a member leaving our church? What church documents might dictate how we deal with a member leaving our church? How

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul

How should a pastor receive members from another church?

In receiving members from another church, to what biblical principles should the receiving pastor and church adhere? Given that many leave their former church upset or hurt, does the receiving pastor and church have a responsibility to help them resolve

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls
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