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war will make injured!

l started our small church. l am living Islamic country. I was excited when we started and joyful but now l am feeling lost and l cant do nothing. After

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Running on Empty

I am at a point where little things in ministry seem to bother me. I am increasingly annoyed by the pettiness of people's complaints. Don't get me wrong

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Help with process to becoming a pastor

Hi, my name is Adrian and am currently 18 years old. I’ve been called to become a full-time pastor by the Lord a little after I was saved in the summer

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Marriage Pressure

I'm a new Pastor right out of Seminary at a small but healthy Baptist church in the South. I'm 27 and very single. God has blessed me with being tall,

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Your honesty is helpful

Our church just lost it's senior pastor after 4 years. Was it pastor burnout - most probably yes. He was expected to solve all the problems of the congregation

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My Lo Debar

I was 40 when I finally accepted the call to 'do God's sales'. Prior to that I was doing corporate sales and one day, after a series of strange happenings

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Burned out by 25

It seemed like a match made in heaven. I graduated from a Christian college with a degree in Bible and three months later I was installed as youth pastor

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A Missionary's Dire Need

One of the missionaries our church supported wrote a letter requesting prayer for the drought in the land she was ministering in. There was hardly

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Over my head?

I’m a relatively new Pastor. I’ve only been active in the ministry for 3 years and due to loses in our church, I stepped and grew to fill the voids that

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Still Standing

I have been in ministry now for 27 years and my husband and I now Pastor a ministry we pioneered. We have been pastoring now for 16 years and as with

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Struggling for sermon ideas...

What to do when you seem to be struggling for sermon ideas? I seem to be going through a dry season in which it is difficult to get a handle on what God

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Burned out & feeling abandoned

To start with, I know that writing this won’t change the situation. I think that the reason that I did was to ask for your prayers… I’m not really

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Empty

37 years continuously as a pastor and right now I feel like the biggest failure in the world. I am so depressed that I cannot write about it. God help

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Trapped in Burnout

We have been married and in various ministries for over 20 years now and have several children. We have been at the same small church around 16 years

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Small church elders and deacons

I'm the pastor of a small church in Afica. I'm the introvert don't want to hurt anybody kind of person - which I know I should overcome now and then as

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  1. war will make injured!

    May 28, 18 02:45 PM

    l started our small church. l am living Islamic country. I was excited when we started and joyful but now l am feeling lost and l cant do nothing. After

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  2. Running on Empty

    May 18, 18 09:19 PM

    I am at a point where little things in ministry seem to bother me. I am increasingly annoyed by the pettiness of people's complaints. Don't get me wrong

    Read More

  3. Help with process to becoming a pastor

    Mar 17, 18 11:18 AM

    Hi, my name is Adrian and am currently 18 years old. I’ve been called to become a full-time pastor by the Lord a little after I was saved in the summer

    Read More