Archive for October 2019

The Preparation Phase of the Pastor Search: Part 2

The mission of calling a new pastor will intimidate us if we forget who we are and to whom we belong. Thankfully, the Bible reminds us of these things. There we discover three important truths: We are the people of God the Father, the bride of Jesus Christ, and the temple of the Holy Spirit.…

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Part 1

A toddler wanders off in a room filled with people, joyfully absorbing the smells, sights and sounds. In time he stops and looks around. Where is his mother? Unable to see her, he starts to cry. His mother recognizes her child’s cry and rushes to find him. Once she is in his sight, the toddler…

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Question #12

The time has come to search for a new pastor and you wonder how to go about such an awesome responsibility. You hope and pray for a candidate who embodies the 5 Cs: Character, Competency, Chemistry (fit with your congregation), Culture (fit with your community), and Credentials. But how do you find such a person?…

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