5 Simple Tips For Pastors Ministering To Alcoholics

5 Simple Tips For Pastors Ministering To Alcoholics

So you are a pastor. If you are reading this article you have probably encountered members in your congregation who really struggle with alcohol. You are exhausted. Perhaps these people have become close friends and perhaps they have not. But one thing is for sure;...
Return to Integrity (Pt. 3 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Pastoral Leadership)

Return to Integrity (Pt. 3 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Pastoral Leadership)

2 Cor. 4:2  But we have renounced disgraceful and underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.  (ESV) Wow, this...
RE: The New Covenant in the Spirit (Pt. 2 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Church Leadership)

RE: The New Covenant in the Spirit (Pt. 2 of Paul’s Defense in 2 Cor. as a Model for Church Leadership)

2 Cor. 3:5-6  Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the Spirit gives...
Can A Pastor Have A Dark Sense of Humor?

Can A Pastor Have A Dark Sense of Humor?

One of the most difficult things about being a pastor for me is that I have a pretty dark sense of humor. Now I know what you are thinking, probably something along the lines of… “Darkness oooo thats the devil”. I want to take a moment to explain...