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Feeling useless in his ministry

My husband is pastoring his first church and I am having a hard time feeling useful. He communicates directly with all the women in the church by texting.

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Maybe a new calling could help??

Sometimes a new direction may help. We recruit Army Reserve & Active Duty Chaplains. Serve God & Country by being an Army Chaplain. Want more information?

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Burning With Lust

**the following post is very long - but please read until the end. Let me jump right in - I am a young man in college (21 yrs old) seeking to be a pastor.

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Never Imagined

I have been in ministry for 15 years. When I first came to know Jesus I was on fire and could not get enough of the Bible, Christian books, or being at

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Tithe competition, pastor relationships and boasting

I am a youth pastor/associate pastor at a church of about 200 people. Our lead pastor looks at the tithing record regularly, pays extra attention to those

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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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  1. Feeling useless in his ministry

    May 21, 17 01:31 PM

    My husband is pastoring his first church and I am having a hard time feeling useful. He communicates directly with all the women in the church by texting.

    Read More

  2. Maybe a new calling could help??

    May 21, 17 01:28 PM

    Sometimes a new direction may help. We recruit Army Reserve & Active Duty Chaplains. Serve God & Country by being an Army Chaplain. Want more information?

    Read More

  3. Burning With Lust

    Apr 15, 17 12:09 PM

    **the following post is very long - but please read until the end. Let me jump right in - I am a young man in college (21 yrs old) seeking to be a pastor.

    Read More