Category Archives: Pastoral Ministry

The Weekly Task of Pastoral Ministry

“The weekly task of pastoral ministry: read yourself full, write yourself clear, pray yourself hot, preach yourself empty.”  —Kevin DeYoung Advertisements

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Pastors, Clay Pots, and the Glory of God

The God who has called and commissioned the pastor will not share his glory with another, and that includes the pastor (Isaiah 48:11). The pastor is in ministry to bring glory to God, not himself.  Many pastors have forgotten this.  However, pastors … Continue reading

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Book Review: Manhood Restored by Eric Mason

Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: B&H Books (May 1, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1433679949 Amazon.com WTS Books At a training event here in St. Louis last month, I received a free copy of Eric Mason’s Manhood Restored: How The Gospel Makes … Continue reading

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Recovering the Pastor as Theologian

Every pastor is called to be a theologian.  The present day pastor has long forgotten this.  In fact, the pastor as theologian comes as a surprise to many pastors today.  What may now come as a surprise to many, in this … Continue reading

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David Alan Black on the Apostle Paul as a Missionary-Writer

The apostle Paul, one of my favorite authors, lacked all of the advantages I have. He did most of his writing on the move, and much of it on the run. He wrote in the midst of an extremely busy … Continue reading

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