Category: Pastors

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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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#3: Humor

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#3: Humor

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 third in a series of five articles on interpersonal relationship skills essential to ministers. The first is “The Ability to Listen.” The second is “Assertion.” “Preacher,” said the fellow […]

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#2: Assertion

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The Five Most Important Interpersonal Relationship Skills for Pastors:
#2: Assertion

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 second in a series of five articles on interpersonal relationship skills essential to ministers. The first was “The Ability to Listen.” Today, I picked up the phone and called […]

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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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