SOPC Workshop: Small Town Ministry

SOPC Workshop: Small Town Ministry – July 16, 2016

Pastors Toolbox: Our Dress

Our Dress: First Impressions Are Often The Lasting Ones – (1 Samuel 16:7) – There is a biblical truth for which I am very thankful. That truth is that men look up on the inside, but God sees the inside. For many of us the outside is not a pleasant thing to behold. But God … Continue reading

Pastors Toolbox: Our Financial Reputations

Our Financial Reputations: Improper Stewardship Can Destroy Our Ministry “Let no debt remain outstanding…” (Romans 13:8) – Years ago a credit company informed me that insurance salesman and pastors were the nations worst credit risks. Another company said that professions beginning with the letter P were bad risks: preacher, painter, policeman, politician. Whether or not … Continue reading

The Pastor’s Toolbox: Admitting Mistakes

Admitting Mistakes: It Is Best To Admit Them And Move On “He that is down needs fear no fall; he that is low, no pride. He that is humble ever shall have God to be his guide.” (John Buynan) Let’s admit it. Sometimes we are wrong. At times you say things that we learn later … Continue reading

The Pastor’s Toolbox: Accountability

Accountability: We All Need One or More Honest Friends “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17)I “Nothing is more stimulating than friends who speak the truth in love.” (Os Guiness) “It is the best and truest friend who honestly tells us the truth about ourselves even when … Continue reading