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How do you evaluate a pastoral intern at the end of an internship?

As this round of pastoral interns moves to the end of the internship, I am constantly trying to think about new and helpful ways to evaluate their experience and growth.  We have been evaluating throughout the internship, but I am

Posted in Home and Family, Training for Ministry

What are some ways an aspiring pastor can serve his wife before becoming a pastor?

Aspiring pastors are usually chomping at the bit to become pastors.  Rightly so.  Because of this, those aspiring to pastoral ministry often times dream to the future to one day serve in that capacity and miss some very significant ways he can serve his

Posted in Home and Family

What is one of my greatest marriage mistakes as a pastor?

This is a hard post to write, but I am trusting the Lord will use it to strengthen the marriages of pastors.  This has been a tough year.  Some painful realizations about my own life and heart have given me

Posted in Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

Should a pastor involve his children in his pastoral work?

On a previous post, we talked about how a pastor helps his children appreciate his work, not resent it.  This post explained how a pastor should help his children see how important his work is to God.  As a follow-up

Posted in Home and Family
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