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Latest Trench Talk Podcast Episode #4: Service Planning

Sunday is coming – how do you plan the service? Which songs and Scripture readings do you choose? And what order should they be arranged in? You will find answers in this episode as well as advice for non-musical pastors and how

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Uncategorized

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

SBTS releases new guide book on Church Revitalization

Some of you may have already heard of the new role at SBTS I have assumed.  In addition to my responsibilities at my local church and with Practical Shepherding, I have decided to accept a third hat to wear.  I

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

How do you care for a widow in a nursing home?

A nursing home can be viewed as this middle category between hospital and home and can serve a widow in a couple of different scenarios. It can be that place where they go to die. Alternatively, though weakness or sickness

Posted in Caring for Widows, Oversight of Souls
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