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Valiant for Truth - Pastoral Ministry

A Pastor’s Reflections: Exegetical Landmines
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I can remember being in seminary and as I would learn about various books of the Bible or encounter passages of Scripture I would make a mental note that I wanted to preach and teach such things.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Common Sense
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Reformed Churches place a high premium upon theological precision. This is certainly important and necessary. It is a weighty thing to stand in the pulpit each and every Lord’s Day and herald the gospel of Christ, the aroma of death for some and life for others (2 Cor. 2:15-16).

 
 
 
Latest Office Hours! Calvin and Reformed Ministry in Geneva
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Office Hours talks with Dr. Scott Manetsch, Professor of Church History and the History of Christian Thought at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School,  about John Calvin and the 16th century company of pastors.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Sleepless Nights
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One of the things that drives me nuts is sleepless nights. I do my best to make the most of my day—I get up pretty early in the morning and I go to bed at a modestly late hour.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Don’t Beat the Sheep
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Over the years I’ve encountered a number of situations where pastors were seemingly more intent on beating rather than feeding the sheep. I can remember the Regional Home Missionary in our presbytery talking about this problem.