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A conversation with Bob Russell

Here is a excellent conversation with Brian Croft and Bob Russell about Pastoral Ministry in Mega-Churches (Over 1,000 in attendance).  Bob Russell went to pastor Southeast Christian Church over 50 years ago when it had 120 people.  When he retired

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching, The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry

How can a pastor enhance his public preaching ministry on Sunday during the week?

We as pastors preach our hearts out on Sunday, but is there a way to enhance the effect of our Sunday preaching ministry of the word during the week in the lives of our people?  18th century English Baptist pastor,

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching

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

How should a pastor give an account for individual souls?

How should a pastor take seriously the sobering task of shepherding the soul of every member of his congregation? What does exercising spiritual oversight of souls look like in the weekly rhythm of pastoral ministry? How does a minister prepare

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul
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