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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

What happens when God suddenly sets a pastor aside from preaching?

Pastor and Practical Shepherding President, Jim Savastio has preached God’s word faithfully for 35 years taking only a few weeks off at a time.  That all changed 3 months ago.  Jim unexpectedly experienced an onset of Bell’s Palsy in late

Posted in Preaching, The Pastor's Soul

Seven years later…remembering my dear friend and pastoral mentor

By: Brian Croft Seven years ago today, my dear friend and pastoral mentor, Jackson Boyett and his wife, Barbara were hit by a drunk driver and killed just outside Austin, TX where they had lived and ministered at Dayspring Fellowship

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching, Training for Ministry
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