This week I saw a post on a Facebook group that I belong to where the individual is an assistant (or associate) pastor and they said that their role was to make the senior pastor look good. Their reasoning was to ensure that they as a staff pastor and their families survive ministry. What a [...]
There are many applications of the definition of foundation. It is the underlying base of support that a building is built upon (see def. 4 and 5 above). It is an institution that donations can be made to (see def. 3 above). It is an act of establishing something (see def. 1 above). And it [...]
Ministry is not only a pastor thing. In fact, it's not only an evangelist thing. Or a teacher thing. Or a prophet thing. Or an apostle thing. It's an everybody thing.
I've been in a lot of churches over the years, and not just ones that I have served on staff at or been a member at, but also visited alone or with friends, and there is a phrase I have heard quite frequently no matter the denomination, style, or location...and that is this: To understand [...]
If you’re seeing this article, and haven’t had a chance to read Part 1, I HIGHLY encourage you to start there as I lay this whole thing out in a fairly structured way. And much of what will be said in Part 2 gets its foundation from Part 1. If you’ve already read Part 1, [...]