Pastoral Development

WHAT THE CARPENTER SEES IN YOU

https://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-most-important-relationship/what-the-carpenter-sees-in-you-7979  By Ron Hutchcraft  Hutchcraft.Com Many years ago we were shopping for a place where God wanted us to build a radio studio that we desperately needed. I’ve got a beautiful one at our headquarters today but back then we needed just something that would get us through. We were looking at a possible location […]

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MY REFLECTIONS ON THE GENERAL CONFERENCE

 By: Frank G. Tunstall I have returned home rejoicing at the work of the Holy Spirit in the General Conference in Orlando. My first General Conference was 1961 in Richmond. Emmanuel’s President W. G. Drum sent me on a train as a freshman college student to make a speech representing Emmanuel College. I’ve attended all of them […]

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WHEN A PRIVATE APOLOGY IS NOT ENOUGH

sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/joe-mckeever-when-a-private-apology-is-not-enough   This article is certainly thought provoking. I think he is saying something that at times can be important. I’d welcome a response from any of you. Pastor Frank By: Joe McKeever (JoeMcKeever.com) and SermonCentral.Com “Nothing is so lovely and so welcome and so healing in a church as for a member to go before the […]

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REMEMBER THIS WHEN YOU’RE TIRED OF PEOPLE

thrivingpastor.com/remember-this-when-youre-tired-of-people-2/?refcd=518301&utm_campaign=Remember+This+When+You’re+Tired+of+People   By: John McGee  July 10, 2017 / Focus on the Family Have you ever been tired of people? Have you ever looked down on your Caller ID and let out a soft groan when you saw who it was? You know you’re supposed to be kind, compassionate, and helpful, but sometimes, instead of […]

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HOW TO LAST IN MINISTRY

Pastor Rick’s Ministry Toolbox <info=pastors.com@mail143.wdc02.mcdlv.net By: Rick Warren Ministry is a marathon: it’s not how you start in ministry; it’s how you finish. If you look at 2 Corinthians 4:1-18, Paul gives seven suggestions for finishing the race: Remember God’s mercy (v. 1): God has given us our ministries. We don’t have to prove our worth […]

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THE SUCCESS AFFAIR

christianitytoday.com/pastors/2017/june-web-exclusives/success-affair.html?utm_source=leadership-tml&utm_medium=Newsletter Why do so many adulterous relationships begin when ministry is going well? By: Mike MacKenzie Jake’s father was a successful politician and his mother was a lawyer. He had a proclivity toward philosophy and music, and he looked like a rock star with his unkempt hair, flannel shirts, and tattooed forearms. While attending a […]

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CAMBODIANS USHER IN A MIRACULOUS MOMENT FOR CHRISTIANITY

ChristianityToday.com cambodians-usher-in-miraculous-moment-for-christianity.html One of the great revivals of modern times is now happening in Cambodia, a 97% Buddhist nation. The church has grown from 200 Christians in the country in 1979, when the brutal Communist dictator Pol Pot lost power, to over 300,000 believers today. History holds Pol Pot responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million […]

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SOME QUICK THOUGHTS ON HOUSE CHURCHES: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE OPEN TO THEM

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/house-churches-good-or-bad.html?utm_source=edstetzer&utm_medium=Newsletter Hillsong has just released about twenty of their lyric videos to Sermon Spice. Since a growing number of our churches use lyric videos in worship, I decided to share this ad with you; it is included at the end of this article by Ed Stetzer. Dr. Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the […]

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PLANTING 1,000 CHURCHES IN YOUR LIFETIME

christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2017/may/1000-churches-in-your-lifetime.html Ed Stetzer will be one of the speakers at the upcoming IPHC General Conference. — Pastor Frank By: Ed Stetzer Churches need to be planted and then quickly need to plant other churches. In order to start a movement and plant 1,000 churches in your lifetime, you need to think about church planting through […]

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