Blog Archives

Pastors, if you knew you would die tomorrow, what final words would you speak to your congregation?

Pastors, if you had one last word to give your congregation before you died, what would it be?  Most congregations do not get that final word, but Dayspring Fellowship was given such a gift.  Many of you know that my

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul

Should a pastor be discouraged if his church is in decline?

I am amazed at how much material has been released recently about church revitalization.  I just heard a statistic that 80% of churches in America have either plateaued or are in decline.  I am grateful for the efforts of those

Posted in Preaching, The Pastor's Soul

What is the most common ministry priority that a pastor neglects?

When I became a senior pastor, transitioning from an associate role at another church, my life and ministry suddenly became very busy—busier than they had ever been before. I knew, without a doubt, what I was called to do. I

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul

What aspects of a pastor’s weekly routine should remain consistent?

I am not sure what a “normal” week looks like for a pastor.  We are often pulled in the direction of the greatest needs of the moment and regularly deviate from the original plan.  There are, however, some aspects of my week of

Posted in The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry
Related Content
Donate

Help send free Practical Shepherding resources to pastors around the world.

Advertisements