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How does a pastor encourage military veterans in his congregation?

For those living in America, you know today is Memorial Day.  For my international readers, this is a day where we honor those who have served our country in the military, particularly those who died for our freedoms.  This typically

Posted in Discipleship, Oversight of Souls

What questions should I ask before joining a local church?

This has been a question I have been asked not just through the blog, but even more recently in my church by those visiting.  It is a common scenario.  You move to a new area.  You get settled at your new

Posted in Discipleship, Home and Family, Oversight of Souls

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

Posted in Discipleship

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

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