Category Archives: Pastoral Ministry

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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John MacArthur: A Pastoral Response to the Newtown Massacre

I believe popular pastor and author John MacArthur has put the Newtown massacre in a balanced, Christian perspective:

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The Pastor as Shepherd

Our term pastor is really a Latin loanword, which means “shepherd.”  To speak of the pastor as shepherd is redundancy in a way.  But it has become increasingly necessary to seek to clarify the role of the pastor, since he … Continue reading

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On Reading John Stott’s Commentary on 2 Timothy

At times I enjoy reading critical commentaries by those in the academy, and then, there are times, I go more for commentaries written by those in the pastorate. Many people don’t realize that the late John R.W. Stott was a … Continue reading

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