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The Pastor’s Accountability – Am I Doing The Job?

A guest post by Maynard H. Belt “I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, Who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: Preach the Word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all long-suffering and teaching.” II Timothy 4:1-2

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When Old Glory Passes

By Kenneth L. Pierpont Saturday our oldest daughter Holly rode with the National Baby Food Festival Queen’s Court in a parade in Muskegon. It was an all-American, beautiful day. While we were waiting for the parade to start I was instructing the little guys on the proper way to behave when Old Glory passes.

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I’m Going to a Pastor’s Conference – Virtually

I’m going, virtually – by way of recording, to The Basics of Pastoral Ministry 2002, a conference in its third year, lead by Alistair Begg noted author and pastor of Parkside Church of Cleveland, Ohio, and host of the radio program Truth For Life.

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I Prayed for My Preaching

…And got answers I didn’t expect. Most pastors, if not all pastors, want to improve their preaching. We read books about preaching. We subscribe to Christian literature to equip and motivate us in our preaching. We attend seminars and conferences to make us better preachers. How often though, do we actually spend quality time in …

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Why We Train Our Children At Home

My brother, Ken, posted an article recently which I’ve re-published here with his permission. He states very well his family’s reasons for teaching their children at home and I couldn’t say it any better. Be sure to check out his site soon. Ken says “We train our children at home”…

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How to Get Kids to Church

Pastors and parents trying to figure out how to get kids to church should read this article by Ron Gleason. Just when I was thinking about putting a skateboard ramp in the church parking lot somebody comes along and shoots my theory all to pieces. Seriously though, I think he puts his finger on it.