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How does a pastor use his influence to teach his people to pray?

Pastors have a unique influence on their congregations to able to teach them to pray.  Because of this, I am very grateful for Scott Patty’s contribution on this subject.  Scott is seasoned, wise, and a wonderful resource to address this

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Training for Ministry

What should a pastoral internship accomplish?

A pastoral internship can accomplish many things.  Some focus on polity, church structure, and how the church should function in a biblical and healthy way.  Other internships focus on the work of the ministry and how best to go about

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Training for Ministry

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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