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Valiant for Truth - Pastoral Ministry

A Pastor’s Reflections: Preparing for Greek and Hebrew
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One of the reasons going to seminary appears to be a daunting task is because the thought of learning Greek and Hebrew strikes fear in the hearts ordinary people.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Toppers
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Just because everyone does something doesn’t mean that they’re good at it. Take conversation, for example.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Never Tell Them To Leave
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One of the most tempting things in the pastorate is to tell someone they should leave the church. At first glance, such a sentiment might seem totally out of character for a pastor, but there are some factors can make it sound like reasonable counsel.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: The Benefits of Membership
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Are some people more special than others? As the pastor, to whom do you owe your time? These are important questions because you will have people pulling on your calendar and schedule and you’ll have to decide to whom, among the many people you encounter, you should give your time.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: A Church Library or Bookclub
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Everyone in the church should study the word of God. They should attend to the means of grace, sit under the preaching of the word, attend Sunday School, and benefit from the church’s teaching. There are many in the church, however, who want to go beyond the preaching and instruction the church offers but they don’t have the financial resources to invest in a good basic theological library.