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How does a church minister to a coverted, sex offender?

I received many difficult questions at the workshop on Monday evening.  But, this one stuck out to me as especially difficult.  Here was the nature of the question from a pastor: How do I and our church minister to a

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What is an essential quality for a pastor to possess to shepherd the weaker brother in his church?

The progress of sanctification is typically slow for everyone.  This is even more the case for the weaker brother (Rom. 14:1-2, 1 Cor. 8-10).  Shepherding the soul of the weaker brother requires a lot of time and effort.  It can

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls

What is the purpose of the Lord’s Supper?

I have had a decade long wrestling match with the Lord’s Supper.  Many conversations with others.  Searching the Scriptures to find answers.  Heated conversations with young seminarians.  Thoughtful pushback from fellow pastors.  I believe I have found the answer.  The answer is best

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How does a pastor introduce Psalm-singing in his church?

Here is an excellent article written my one of my fellow pastors, Jason Adkins.  Very practical and helpful!  Jason and I just submitted a book to Zondervan entitled, Understand, Plan, and Lead Worship:  Applying Biblical Doctrine and Spirituality to Christian

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