Category: Pastors

Calling a Church Staff
#1 – The Pastor Assembles a Staff: Scary

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Calling a Church Staff
#1 – The Pastor Assembles a Staff: Scary

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans.   This is the beginning of a multi-article series by Dr. McKeever on how to go about seeking and calling a church staff more effectively. Is there scriptural evidence for church staffs? There is no text […]

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The Pulpit Strut – Great Preachers or Great Preaching?

Southwestern Seminary Launches New Theological Matters Blog SBC Today is pleased to share in helping announce the recent launch of a new blog Theological Matters, sponsored by Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. We are posting an article from Theological Matters to give you a taste of this new blog. The contributing editors of SBC Today suggest […]

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#5: Vulnerability

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#5: Vulnerability

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 last in a series of five articles on interpersonal relationship skills essential to ministers. The series has looked at the pastor and “The Ability to Listen,” “Assertion,” “Humor,” and […]

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#4: Gratitude

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#4: Gratitude

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 fourth in a series of five articles on interpersonal relationship skills essential to ministers. The first is “The Ability to Listen.” The second is “Assertion.” The third is “Humor.” […]

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A Veteran Minister’s Regrets (About His Sermons)

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, former Pastor of seven churches, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. I’m a veteran. A veteran minister. I received the call to preach in April of 1961, which means we have recently passed the half-century mark for that anniversary. I began pastoring in November […]

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