Category: Pastors

Top 10 Gifts to Give your Pastor

Dr. Brad Whitt is Pastor of Temple Baptist Church in Simpsonville, South Carolina, and has served as President of the South Carolina Convention Pastor’s Conference October is Pastor Appreciation Month. This is the month when many churches will take some time to show their appreciation to their pastor for his love and ministry over the […]

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#1: The Ability to Listen

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#1: The Ability to Listen

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, former Pastor of seven churches, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans.   This is the first in a series of five articles on interpersonal relationship skills essential to ministers. In the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray — he was Michael Jackson’s physician and is […]

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The Five Most Frustrating Things Pastors Do

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, former Pastor of seven churches, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. I’m pro-pastor, but I’m not blind. These men (in our denomination, pastors are men) are called of God and assigned some of the most difficult work in the universe, and for the most […]

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Before You Terminate the Pastor

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, former Pastor of seven churches, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. The phone call last night was unnerving. “Brother Joe,” the young pastor on the other end said, “the deacons voted to ask for my resignation.” They had met that night. “They’ve given me […]

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The “Four Hands” of the Missionary (or Minister)

  By Tobey Pitman, Community Ministries Missionary, Northshore Baptist Association, LA The ultimate task of the missionary is to bring people to Jesus. Missionary service is a widely varied work and many contributing factors make the task easier or more difficult. None the less the work always revolves around the singular goal of introducing others […]

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