By Elias Moitinho on May 21, 2018
Even though counseling is neither preaching nor teaching, it does have elements of both. Here are 10 helpful tips for engaging Scripture in your counseling sessions.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 1, 2012
As a pastor people often look to you for answers to life's questions, but you don't have to pretend you know it all--in fact, you really shouldn't.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 5, 2016
As I prepared to share this with friends, I had to ask myself, “Why should a pastor attend a conference like this?”
I came up with four reasons why pastors should attend conferences, seminars, and/or workshops.
By Tim Wilkins on Aug 9, 2014
Tim Wilkins offers five must-know tips for dealing with the hot-button issue of homosexuality from the pulpit.
By Josh Reich on Jun 6, 2017
Let’s face it, when someone hurts us, we can brush it off and often move on. We can be tough, ignore it, deal with it or get even (although that rarely helps), but something changes when it is our spouse, kids, a close friend or a family member who is hurt. We feel powerless in that moment.
By Alan Nelson on Feb 1, 2010
Alan Nelson explains the concept of spiritual intelligence and offers pastors and church leaders a chance to assess theirs.
By Marion Clark on Jan 19, 2018
There is a great need for Christian counselors with the expertise to unravel the problems of life. The more a pastor is equipped in this area, the better they will be able to serve the members of their church who are facing difficulties and trials.
By Eugene Peterson on Jun 17, 2013
Before Eugene Peterson was a professor and writer, he was a pastor. Here's his wise counsel regarding handling God's word.
By Ron Edmondson on Jul 14, 2015
Years of training and counseling have given Ron Edmondson some insights into the unique relationship of pastors and pastors' wives.
By Joshua Pease on Sep 5, 2017
Perhaps Graham’s wisest counsel in the post comes not from what he says, but what he doesn’t say.
By John Maxwell on Jun 30, 2011
Seeing yourself as a failure is a negative thinking pattern. It doesn’t make you feel any better, and, even more important, it doesn’t help you do any better in the future. To start “failing forward,” you need to look at failure differently.
By Ed Stetzer on Feb 23, 2018
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of transformation in the life of a Christian and offers points to assist the preacher in helping their congregation see it through.
By Paul Kendall on Feb 5, 2018
Family counseling specialist Paul Kendall warns pastors and church leaders against the increasing threat of pornography and how to protect themselves and their ministries from it.
By Mark Driscoll on Jul 28, 2014
How can a pastor handle sermon preparation while also juggling other pastoral responsibilities, like counseling and administration? Pastor Mark Driscoll has some advice.
By R. C. Sproul on Jan 16, 2018
One comment that Christian pastors sometimes hear from people they are counseling is that it would be easier for them to have a strong faith if they could see God doing the same kinds of miracles today as are recorded in the Bible.