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How should pastors want to be remembered when they are gone?

Our church recently sang a Joseph Hart hymn and it reminded me of that impactful day when I stood over his grave in Bunhill Fields Cemetery just outside the city of London.  This cemetery is just outside the city limits because these

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

New Trench Talk Podcast – Pastoral Mentoring

Brian and Jim talk about the crucial role that mentors have played in their lives, and how pastors can mentor others. Jim tells the story of how a devoted pastor of a small, rural church mentored him in ministry even

Posted in The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry

How does a pastor deal with losing his daughter to a drug addiction?

My friend, Jon Cyrus, Pastor of First Baptist Prospect, experienced great tragedy a few weeks ago with the news that his daughter, 27, had lost her battle with drug addiction.  Jon has graciously allowed us in to see how he is

Posted in Funerals, Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

How does a pastor fight through the “Preaching Hangover.”

You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it.  It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place the next day (Monday) as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s word to God’s

Posted in Preaching, The Pastor's Soul, Uncategorized
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