Pastoral Development

8 THINGS TO DO WHEN ADULT CHILDREN MAKE BAD CHOICES

http://bottomlineinc.com/8-things-adult-children-make-bad-choices/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=2016-11-08 Good advice for parents and pastors: Don’t Bite Your Tongue BY: Ruth  Nemzoff   Your grown child is spending money that he/she should be saving…making questionable career choices…or marrying the wrong person. What do you do? Many parents think their best option is to say nothing when they disagree with their adult children’s choices. Adult […]

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Developing a Missional Response to Seismic Shifts in the Church

http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2016/august/developing-missional-response-to-seismic-shifts-in-church.html It’s time to stop holding on to yesteryear and start looking for ways to introduce Jesus to our dark world. By: Daniel Im There have been two seismic shifts in the church and culture in the English-speaking Western world over the past few decades. The first shift is predominantly a good one, while the […]

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FRANKLIN GRAHAM SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ELECTION

theblaze.com/stories/2016/10/16/franklin-graham-sounds-off-about-the-evangelical-response-to-trumps-latest-scandals By: Franklin Graham   October 16, 2016 A lot of people are slamming evangelicals for supposedly giving Donald J. Trump a pass. That’s simply not true. No one is giving him a pass. I’m certainly not, and I’ve not met an evangelical yet who condones his language or inexcusable behavior from over a decade ago. However, he […]

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JAMES DOBSON STANDS BY ENDORSEMENT OF DONALD TRUMP

onenewsnow.com/politics-govt/2016/10/13/dobson-sticks-with-trump-bills-lies-far-worse?utm_source=OneNewsNow One of America’s most respected Christian leaders speaks out. Dr. Dobson is the founder and current host of “Family Talk.” He is an American evangelical Christian author, psychologist, and founder in 1977 of Focus on the Family, which he led until 2003. By: Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com), Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 “I do not condone […]

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OVERCOME MINISTRY BURNOUT BY LEARNING TO SAY “NO!”

Christianitytoday.com/karl-vaters/2016/september/overcome-ministry-burnout-by-saying-learning-to-say-no By: Karl Vaters I can’t do it all. Neither can you. Even though I love saying ‘yes’. Yes to God. Yes to people. Yes to crazy ideas that might turn out to be great ideas in disguise. But I’ve learned that saying ‘yes’ means more when it’s balanced by the proper use of the […]

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If Your Church is Drifting and Stuck, Should You Try to Change From Within?

jonathanherron.com/2016/08/24/church-drifting-stuck-try-change-within By: Jonathan Herron What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within? THE QUESTION: Hi Jonathan, I was at the Youth Workers Retreat that you spoke at last weekend, and I had a follow up question for you. First of […]

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5 STEPS TO TAKE AFTER SAYING SOMETHING STUPID IN PUBLIC

newsmallchurch.com/5-steps-take-youve-said-something-stupid-public/ By: Karl Vaters Every time I preach there’s a chance I’ll say something stupid. Sometimes my mistakes are harmless, like when I quoted God at the burning bush telling Moses, “Take off your feet, you’re standing on holy ground.” Other times people get hurt. Sometimes the very people I’m trying to help. Now that […]

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THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF PASTORS DON’T HAVE ONE

www.sermoncentral.com/pastors-preaching-articles/lance-witt-the-overwhelming-majority-of-pastors-dont-have-one By: Lance Witt  9-5-2016 Imagine a day in your future. You are now seventy or seventy-five, and the pace of life has slowed. You get up early in the morning and sit in your favorite chair with a cup of coffee. The house is still and silent. No one is there but you and […]

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES — BY PRESIDING BISHOP A.D. BEACHAM, JR, ON BEHALF OF THE COUNCIL OF BISHOPS, IPHC

[Cited from Hugh’s News and Commentary.] September 5, 2016 I am writing on behalf of the Council of Bishops of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Our denomination dates from 1898 and we have congregations and members in forty-eight of the fifty states of our union, as well as in one hundred countries.     First, we write to express […]

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