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How does a pastor shepherd a young couple he married 6 months ago?

At the end of last year, I married a sweet young couple in our church.  It came time after the dust settled to meet with them to see how married life was treating them, which I did this week.  I try to

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Weddings

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

Should a pastor use and iPad, iPhone, or printed copy of the Bible to minister Scripture to people?

It is safe to say the Reformers never had to tackle this question.  However, it is certainly one we face now and has important implications to the fruitfulness of a pastor’s ministry today.  As this question has forced its way

Posted in Caring for Widows, Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul

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
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