Category Archives: Pastoring

A Reflection on 10 Years as a Pastor

In May of 2006 I graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary ready to take on the world for Jesus!  It took a couple of months for me to land at a church and begin my pastoral ministry.  On September 1, 2006 … Continue reading

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Top Bible Study Resources

My friend and fellow pastor Bobby Williams wrote a post like this one several weeks ago and it made me think about the resources that I use in Bible study and sermon preparation.  So, I thought I would put this … Continue reading

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God Pleasers – Galatians 1:10 (True Gospel Series)

Previous posts in the True Gospel series: 1.) A Gospel Primer, 2.) An Astonishing Trade I want to encourage you: Live for the pleasure of God in all of life. Here’s our text for the day, Galatians 1:10 (my translation), … Continue reading

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Pastoral Qualifications – Character (negative)

Previous posts in the series on pastoral qualifications Introduction Overview Part 1 – Character Qualifications (positive) In this post we’ll consider the negative character qualifications for a pastor.  The usage of “negative” character qualifications could be misunderstood.  I am using … Continue reading

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Pastoral Qualifications – Character (positive)

See the introduction to this series.  See the overview of this series. In this post we’ll consider all of the positive character qualifications for a pastor.  Some are found 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and others are listed in Titus 1:5-9.  There … Continue reading

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Pastoral Qualifications – Overview

See the introduction to this series here. Before actually diving into each of the specific qualifications for being a pastor, I want to do an overview of all the qualifications and make a few general observations.  Here are the qualifications … Continue reading

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Pastoral Qualifications (Intro)

As I’ve been reading over the past couple of days about the qualifications that it takes to be a pastor, God has been working in my heart  about the person that I am.  So, I want to share a series … Continue reading

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