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What are ten characteristics I look for in an aspiring pastor?

Scripture must first be our guide when evaluating a young man’s desire for pastoral ministry (1 Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9; 1 Pet. 5:1-4).  This blueprint needs to then be evaluated by the young man’s desire for the work (internal calling),

Posted in The Pastor's Soul, Training for Ministry

What are some ways an aspiring pastor can serve his wife before becoming a pastor?

Aspiring pastors are usually chomping at the bit to become pastors.  Rightly so.  Because of this, those aspiring to pastoral ministry often times dream to the future to one day serve in that capacity and miss some very significant ways he can serve his

Posted in Home and Family, Preaching, Training for Ministry

Watch CBTS webcast where Brian Croft talked with 3 other pastors about aspects of pastoral ministry.

Here is the webcast Brian Croft was involved in through Covenant Baptist Theological Seminary (Originally Midwest Center for Theological Studies).  If you watch, Brian had technical difficulties for about 5 minutes and came back into the discussion. To Watch:  Click here   

Posted in Promotion, Training for Ministry

Pastoral Ministry webcast discussion…this Thursday evening hosted by MCTS!

I will be involved in a discussion on practical matters of pastoral ministry this Thursday at 8:30 pm est. on a free webcast hosted by the Midwest Center for Theological Studies.  It is free, but you need to register to

Posted in Promotion, Training for Ministry
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