Results tagged “Elders” from Reformation21

The Lazy Pastor

Article by   November 2019
At the outset of a difficult topic - pastoral laziness - I want to be clear that my purpose is to encourage both pastors and their congregations. Where conflict arises over the minister's work ethic, I believe most of the time there is a path forward to strengthen the bonds of affection that should exist between a pastor and his congregation. continue

Results tagged “Elders” from Reformation21 Blog

On Pastoral Laziness

Article by   November 2019
At the outset of a difficult topic -- pastoral laziness -- I want to be clear that my purpose is to encourage both pastors and their congregations. Where conflict arises over the minister's work ethic, I believe most of the... continue

Is It Only About Trust?

Article by   October 2019
Recently, my friend Adam Parker wrote a helpful article reminding us that a pastor is not an hourly employee. In his article, Adam describes how the work of pastoral ministry is difficult to quantify and more time in the office... continue

The Pastor as Hourly Employee?

Article by   October 2019
One of my favorite things is getting together with other pastors and asking them how their ministry is going. Most of the time a pastor will say that things are going great, and then he will share some of... continue

When Everything is a Gender Question

Article by   February 2018
Recently, I was having a discussion with a friend (who happens to be in pastoral ministry) about the gender debates that are raging in our culture and in our churches. In the course of our conversation, my friend said, "I... continue

The Cost of Leadership

Article by   June 2017
In the business world, there's regular talk of building the right team and how to woo the right people in order to steer the ship when current commitments seem to be hindering production. With the right relationships and the... continue

The Shepherd Leader: Shepherding to the Chief Shepherd's Glory

Article by   October 2015
TheShepherdLeader.org, the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals newest web site, is the result of Alliance members who see the need to build up leadership teams that truly shepherd their churches. Be sure to bookmark the website and come back often.... continue

Review: "Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons"

Article by   February 2013
Finding Faithful Elders and DeaconsThabiti M. AnyabwileCrossway (IX Marks), 2012, 176pp., paperback, $10.99ISBN 978-1-4335-2992-4Although the lion's share of this book is devoted to the eldership, the valuable space afforded to the diaconate is much appreciated, if only because helpful treatments... continue
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