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 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 Ron Edmondson on Jan 22, 2020
Years of training and counseling have given Ron Edmondson some insights into the unique relationship of pastors and pastors' wives.
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 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 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 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 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.
By Alan E. Nelson on Mar 3, 2020
Alan Nelson explains the concept of spiritual intelligence and offers pastors and church leaders a chance to assess theirs.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 6, 2020
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 Ken Sande on Feb 28, 2018
An expert in conflict management, Ken Sande brings his expertise to pastors and leaders to help them relate better with their congregation, co-workers, and families.
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 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 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 Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2021
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.