By Erik Raymond on Oct 31, 2019
In addition to leading and teaching, pastors are called to protect or guard the flock.
By Chris Pascarella on Jan 9, 2018
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood. I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock. – Acts 20:28-29
By Jacob Myers on Jul 22, 2014
How do you decide what to burn and what to protect?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 8, 2021
Pastoral ministry can be hazardous to our spiritual health. But it doesn’t need to be.
By Paul Maxwell on Nov 16, 2016
I don’t think there’s anything I protect more rabidly than my reputation.
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 Andy Stanley on Sep 6, 2011
Andy Stanley: "Remember, many of our greatest regrets in life could probably have been avoided if we had put guardrails in place."
By Lance Witt on Mar 26, 2021
Here is what I know to be true about competitiveness in my own life. It usually has to do with Outward Validation vs. Inward Validation. If I am honest, a spirit of competition and comparison has to do with me and my need to feel significant and successful. My own insecurity drives me to posture and protect. It drives me to compare and compete.
By Brian Croft on Jan 20, 2018
Many of you knew I was on a trip with my 13 year-old son recently. What was the occasion? My wife and I promised each of our children when they turned 13 years old, they would get to take a special trip with one of us.
By Charles Stone on Feb 22, 2019
Eight in ten pastors’ wives say they feel unappreciated or unaccepted by their husband’s congregations. Charles Stone and his wife give insight into how to protect your spouse and your marriage during the sometimes difficult calling of pastoral ministry.