Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth - Counseling

A Pastor’s Reflections: Silence is Golden
VFT

One of the most difficult circumstances a pastor will face is offering counsel in the wake of a death in the church. Death often comes upon a church with little to no warning.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Don’t Counsel or Debate Over E-mail
VFT

In the digital age communication is as convenient as ever. We can make a phone call from our cars or the remotest of locations, send an e-mail, or even twitter away till our thumbs get numb.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Jail and Prison
VFT

There are many churches that are filled with respectable people, good, civic-minded citizens. But it may come as a shock to some, but there are some churches that also have members that, for one reason or another, wind up in jail or prison.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Accountability and the Truth
VFT

Part of my pastoral ministry involved making regular visits with the members of my congregation. My elders and I did our best to visit every household in the congregation once a year.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Christ Loves Us All
VFT

Over the years in the pastorate I can truly say I met all kinds of people—big rig drivers, business people, fighter pilots, nurses, doctors, former professional football players, mothers, parents, children, and the like.