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Valiant for Truth - A Pastor's Reflection Series

A Pastor’s Reflections: Practice, Practice, Practice!
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I was recently at a dinner party where an esteemed and seasoned colleague was commenting about the state of preaching in the church.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Preparing for Presbytery Exams
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I was recently asked by a colleague to give a list of the top ten things that a ministerial candidate should do to prepare for his licensure or ordination exams. I thought that I would share it with you since a number of you that regularly read A Pastor’s Reflections series are aspiring ministers.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Hope in the Face of Death
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I can distinctly remember entering the hospice room and hearing the medical machinery around the bed whir, beep, and make barely audible noises that indicated that the old man lying before me was alive.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Theological Junkies
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Within the Reformed community people place a high premium upon theological learning and knowledge. On the one hand, I think this is a good thing. There are far too many Christians who barely know their Bibles.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Time Management
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I think poor time management is one of the biggest challenges for pastors. Unlike some jobs, where there is a regular routine (say, a garbage man, one who drives the same route most days at the same time and through the same neighborhoods), a pastor’s schedule can vary from week to week.