He also mentions that in those early days, on Tuesdays, he met with "two priests, one rabbi, and 13 Protestant pastors
(six Presbyterians, a Lutheran, an Episcopalian, two Baptists, three Methodists)" convened by a psychiatrist, Dr.
115 new shares for each existing Pastor
share, and 30.
subsequently e-mailed me to ask if he might continue to subscribe to the column (the monthly fee was $10) in order to make it available at the back of the church on an entirely voluntary basis.
He was a regular preacher on the Widnes Methodist circuit and helped direct the musician/ organisist training course at Liverpool Cathedral before setting off to America and becoming a Lutheran pastor
On Monday, the street pastors
were invited to a reception with the Lord Mayor where he thanked them and offered his support.
Healthy communication between a pastor
and principal is essential if either leader hopes to build a relationship of mutual trust and respect.
In this personal memoir of pastoral life--surely one of the most interesting genres of church history--Killinger exposed the fault lines in theological education, eviscerated pastoral predecessors who were little more than power-mongering CEOs, laughed with clergy colleagues at the petulance of the laity, sympathized with clergy who were trapped in dead-end pastorates, opined that some of the best people he had known had been capable of some of the most dastardly deeds, identified the bottom line of budgets as the governing power in local churches, suggested that bungee jumping will one day be regarded by anthropologists as a symbol of our entertainment-starved culture, and enumerated the never-ending tasks of a local church pastor
Having commenced ministry last March, Pastor
Jim is discovering the many cheers and challenges in a mission-redevelopment ministry, as Christ Church is located in a '"gentrifying'/transitional and diverse neighbourhood," as he puts it.
is picketed by his new parishioners because they hear he's "a Communist.
Jo Hudson was "awed" to be selected as leader of the nation's largest and most prominent gay church.
Kirbyjon Caldwell, a best-selling author and pastor
of the largest United Methodist Church in America, along with coauthor and pastor
Walt Kallestad, takes readers on an entrepreneurial journey that is mixed with faith.
Among the many changes brought about by the Reformation, perhaps one of the most obvious was the new image of the Protestant pastor