Pastoral Development

HOW CHURCHES CAN HONOR DADS THIS FATHER’S DAY

 www.startchurch.com/blog/view/name/how-churches-can-honor-dads-this-fathers-day?   By: Raul Rivera My role as a father is part of what shapes me and what I do with each day of my life; striving to make a difference in the lives of my family. I have written about my father and the father-figures God has placed in my life and how these […]

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WHY GOD CHOSE ABRAHAM, An Appeal to Fathers

By: Frank Tunstall, D. Min.  Why did God choose Abraham and his loyal wife, Sarah? The answer to that question frames a powerful challenge to fathers as we come to Father’s Day, 2018. In ancient culture, the father in the home carried the primary duty to instruct his children.  It also meant each dad in […]

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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REVELATION AND ILLUMINATION

  By: Frank G. Tunstall The term, progressive revelation suggests in theology the ongoing discovery of new Biblical revelation, which, of course, is exactly what happened in the Old Testament era (Hebrews 1:1-4). This unfolding of the character of God and His plan of redemption of mankind continued through the death and resurrection of Jesus […]

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3 COMMON REASONS FOR MINISTRY BURNOUT

www.startchurch.com/blog/view/name/how-to-prevent-ministry-burnout? By: Raul Rivera Burnout reason #1: Critical Church Members Oftentimes, one of the greatest sources of burnout for a pastor can come from the very people that he or she serves on a weekly basis – church members. These are the folks for which you often stay up late praying. These are the individuals […]

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8 SURPRISING ATTITUDE SHIFTS THAT WILL HELP YOU GET NEW VOLUNTEERS

 https://www.pastormentor.com/get-more-volunteers/ BY: HAL SEED Who knew that getting more volunteers would depend so much on how you think about it  – and how you talk about it. 1. It’s God’s Problem. He got you into this mess. It’s his problem to get you out of it! Well, maybe he didn’t exactly get you into it, […]

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HOW YOUR CHURCH CAN HONOR MOMS ON MOTHER’S DAY

www.startchurch.com/blog/view/name/how-your-church-can-honor-moms-on-mothers-day BY: RAUL RIVERA   Every year there are certain Sundays that some refer to as “big” Sundays. These are the Sundays, such as Easter Sunday, when many people who may not be regular congregants decide to attend church. What makes these Sundays so “big” is the evangelistic opportunity that churches have on newcomers. Mother’s Day […]

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SPIRITUAL GIFTS CRUCIAL FOR EFFECTIVE EVANGELISM

 By: Frank Tunstall The story of the Samaritan woman is a marvelous illustration of the ministry gifts the Lord used to win her, and that the Apostle Paul identified as gifts of the Holy Spirit (John 3:1-17; Ephesians 4:11-13). The setting is the ancient city of Sychar, located some forty miles north of Jerusalem. Sychar […]

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ANOTHER LOOK AT MARY’S FAITH

  By Frank G. Tunstall The astounding resurrection of Lazarus meant Jesus not only restored Lazarus but also reunited the family. To this day, Jesus delights to rebuild broken homes. Jesus left Mary, Martha and Lazarus celebrating a happy reunion in Bethany and went with His disciples to Ephraim in the desert. This retreat gave […]

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