Category: Pastoral Ministry

I Don’t Know

Ray Van Neste posted a nice reminder for pastors about being willing to admit ignorance when asked a question they don’t know. It is only natural for a pastor to feel the pressure to come up with an answer for every question and scenario. They are charged with a tremendous responsibility to care for and […]

Too Young To Be A Pastor?

Carl Trueman has been sharing some thoughts on the call to ministry and the role of the seminary in affirming it. In his first post, Trueman offers a quote from Bishop Donald Robinson questioning the wisdom of appointing young men in their mid twenties to the office of elder. Robinson says, Two such problems may […]

Sale on The Shepherd Leader

For the next 48 hours, you can purchase a copy of Tim Witmer’s new book, The Shepherd Leader: Achieving Effective Shepherding in Your Church, for $5.00 at Westminster Bookstore. Tim Witmer is currently Professor of Practical Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary where he is Coordinator of the Practical Theology Department, Director of Mentored Ministry and […]