Category: Pastors

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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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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