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God is speaking!

I grew up in a Christian Home. At the age of 10 years old I was saved and baptized. I became involved in the youth group and was involved until my first

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Well Worth The Risk! Be Encouraged!

I am reminded in Ecclesiastes 3:11 that God makes everything beautiful in its time. I'm so thankful that God's timing is always perfect. Last year, I

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Am I guilty if I don't feel strong enough to move internationally for missions?

Hi, my husband is an evangelist and church planter. We have been married 22 years and moved into 6 countries and 38 times moved house, sometimes for ministry,

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The Bad Side of A Sermon

First of all I don't know if that's even the best title for this. But what I have in mind is the story behind the sermon. We pastors often preach out

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It's their church, not yours?

I'm a young new music minister about to finish my first year in bi-vocational ministry. I am at a rather traditional church that would like to become

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Remarriage for divorced couple

I have members of my church who would like to marry. The man is concerned that the woman never sought to remarry her first husband even though she was

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When is it OK to walk away?

I came to my current church five years ago. I had left pastoral ministry for good, or so I thought, after a very frustrating pastorate in another state.

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Do churches hire older pastors?

I sincerely feel led to complete my BS degree and then complete my masters in Divinity. However, I'm 58 and would probably not finish my masters for 3-4

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I am Loving Bi-Vocational Ministry

Dear friends, nearly a year ago I wrote here about my decision to step out of the pastorate and re-enter the secular work force (Leap of Faith; I have

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Bivocational Pastor Struggle

Hi, I've been pastoring a small church for about 10 years now and my wife leads praise and worship. Well since the church is small we are not getting any

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Lost and Confused

I have been on a spiritual journey for 10 years. I almost hate to even talk about spiritual burnout with so few years in the ministry. I've been at two

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Jealous Wife!

Help, I just started a new youth pastor position about 4 months ago and my wife has been very insecure. She acts jealous over, just about every female

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Pastor or associate

Hi all, I recently accepted a job in a great church.The church had grown, planted 3 other churches and the previous leader was stepping back and up to

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Controlling people in leadership

Guys, I am new here, and I am frustrated. I knew I was going to go through suffering through ministry, but never thought it would be at the hand of a

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Kid and the Preacher (true story)

I'm a preacher and the other day at the supermarket I saw a little boy from church with his mother. He saw me and his eyes went wide. He began tugging

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Recent Articles

  1. God is speaking!

    Feb 15, 17 08:56 AM

    I grew up in a Christian Home. At the age of 10 years old I was saved and baptized. I became involved in the youth group and was involved until my first

    Read More

  2. Well Worth The Risk! Be Encouraged!

    Feb 15, 17 08:52 AM

    I am reminded in Ecclesiastes 3:11 that God makes everything beautiful in its time. I'm so thankful that God's timing is always perfect. Last year, I

    Read More

  3. Am I guilty if I don't feel strong enough to move internationally for missions?

    Feb 08, 17 11:38 AM

    Hi, my husband is an evangelist and church planter. We have been married 22 years and moved into 6 countries and 38 times moved house, sometimes for ministry,

    Read More