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Valiant for Truth - A Pastor's Reflection Series

A Pastor’s Reflections: Jaundiced Eyes
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As a pastor you always hope that come Sunday morning you’ll see new faces walk through the door. You hope that the Lord will bring new families to build the church, but more importantly, that people from the community will want to visit, especially unbelievers.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Take It On the Chin
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In today’s social media-drenched culture we find people making all sorts of personal claims and criticisms about themselves and others. To see a very public microcosm of this phenomena, watch Hollywood. The regular news cycle draws attention to various celebrities who engage in Twitter wars.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Do you have a nursery?
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Reformed churches have a different type culture of discipleship than the broader evangelical world. In general, and there are exceptions, committed Reformed churches promote the importance of catechizing children from the earliest of ages.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Hide it!
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One of the touchiest subjects in the pastorate can be the question about the consumption of alcohol. For some parts of the church, this might not be a big issue, but for others it is significant, especially in the Bible belt.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Your Work Ethic
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During my days in seminary I had a number of summer internships where I learned a some invaluable lessons. One that stands out prominently in my mind was the importance of maintaining a strong work ethic.