Shepherd your flock
Pastors and politicians have more in common than either will admit in polite company, but there is one thing both readily agree on—to serve in government or pastor a church requires a thick skin. The difference, however, is the pastor must also have a soft heart for the Word of God and for the needs of the congregation. And because pastors work with the spiritual needs of people, they are bound to come under criticism. Toughening up without becoming callous is a tricky balance to find and maintain.
Pastoral work is not for the faint of heart. Insight for Living understands this and is grateful to those who answer the high calling of the pastorate. By providing pastoral resources, we’re committed to encouraging pastors in their pursuit of developing a tough hide and a soft heart.
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Chuck Swindoll gives a moving, personal tribute to one of the mentors in his life, Ray Stedman. He says that those who best qualify for mentoring others are those who are battle-worn and tested and who have come through years of trials and hardships with their faith firmly intact. Chuck suggests that the ability to pass on what we’ve learned in...
When current events constantly remind us that we live in a fallen, decadent world that is sliding down the slippery slope of sin, how do we as Christians keep our bearings and not get swept away by it all? Chuck Swindoll offers four principles that can help us keep our focus and stand firm on unchangeable truths. The love of Christ that we have...