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I just arrived to pastor a dying church…now what?

So many of the mistakes and missteps a pastor makes in a church struggling and needing revitalization comes from a lack of knowledge of what to do. The absence of clear thinking on this matter causes a pastor to listen to

Posted in Training for Ministry, Oversight of Souls

Newest Trench Talk Podcast: Holidays in the church

Christmas may only come once a year, but the calendar is full of holidays. Should you esteem one holiday more highly than another or treat every Sunday alike? In this episode, we walk through the calendar with Brian Croft and

Posted in Training for Ministry, Oversight of Souls

What is a biblical approach to church revitalization? (New Article)

By Brian Croft The numbers are staggering. Experts estimate that approximately 1,000 local churches close their doors every year. What is even more disheartening about this statistic is that number only reflects Southern Baptist Churches—my denomination.  Imagine how that number

Posted in Training for Ministry, The Pastor's Soul

The New Pastor’s Handbook…Now Available

The New Pastor’s Handbook: Help and Encouragement For The First Years of Ministry written by Jason Helopoulos is now available.  This is a helpful resource for any pastor and is a must read for all pastors who have served less

Posted in Training for Ministry, Book Recommendation
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