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What is one of my greatest marriage mistakes as a pastor?

This is a hard post to write, but I am trusting the Lord will use it to strengthen the marriages of pastors.  This has been a tough year.  Some painful realizations about my own life and heart have given me

Posted in Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

Two years later…remembering Jackson Boyett

Two 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 for almost 30 years.  Jackson was

Posted in The Pastor's Soul

What is an important reason a pastor should commit and stay in one church?

There is a couple in our church who just celebrated their sixty-first wedding anniversary.  They have faithfully served our church longer than I have been alive.  As I rejoice in this milestone with them, I am reminded of one more reason it is important

Posted in Discipleship, The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry

What is the calling of a pastor?

More than ever, this question must be answered with the truth of Scripture and those who have truly lived the life of a pastor.  Scripture is clear about the qualifications of a pastor (1 Tim. 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9) and the

Posted in The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry
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