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How can your church care for widows and singles as Thanksgiving approaches?

The best way to care for those in our church who may be alone on Thanksgiving is to invite them to your family gathering, or find others in your church who would be willing to take them in.  This takes

Posted in Caring for Widows, Discipleship, Home and Family

How does a pastor encourage military veterans in his congregation during July 4th weekend?

For those living in America, you know July 4 is coming, which is the day we celebrate our Independence as a nation.  For my international readers, this is a day that is often used to honor those who have served our country

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls

What are some practical tips when considering a fast?

Fasting, when combined with the practice of prayer, is a powerful tool God uses to increase our desire for him and to focus our prayers for greater effectiveness.  A basic definition of fasting is… “the withholding of food for a

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls

What is a unique and needed ministry in the local church for stay-at-home moms?

One of the most helpful assets to a pastor in the local church in regard to caring for elderly widows is a stay-at-home mom. Here are five practical ways a pastor can train young moms in his church to take their children

Posted in Caring for Widows, Discipleship
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