Pastoral Ministry Quotes (41 quotes)
Pastors and Leaders by Francis Chan, Sunday Sermons, Christian Biblical Church Teaching
Top 10 Leadership Bible Verses For Pastor Appreciation Month
If you feel like you're called to ministry , you may wonder if that path is right for you. There is a great deal of responsibility associated with ministry work so this is not a decision to take lightly. A great way of helping make your decision is to compare what you're feeling to what the Bible has to say about ministry. This strategy for examining your heart is useful because it gives you insight into what it means to be a pastor or ministry leader. Here are some Bible verses on ministry to help:.
King James Version (KJV)
Many writers agree that there is a leadership crisis in the churches of America, but they do not agree on the solution to the problem. Many import American business principles into the local church, without much regard for what the Bible says about the requirements and responsibilities of church leadership. As church entrepreneurs, they envision and implement growth plans. They view the church as a product to be marketed to the consumer. As in the retail business, you have to give the customers what they are looking for. If Scripture is sufficient for life and godliness 2 Pet. Since Christ promised to build His church Matt.
Read More Hebrews - Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that [is] unprofitable for you. Acts - Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. Colossians - And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. Hebrews - Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of [their] conversation. Acts - And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
Prayer Relay Movement July 8, 33 Comments. Having been involved in ministry for a while now, I know just how stressful shepherding people can be. This is especially true for those who are truly sold out to the cause. A study carried out by Duke Divinity School revealed that the rate of depression among pastors is about double of that of everyone else. The rate was slightly lower for pastors who were interviewed in person. One could accredit this to the pastors not wanting to burden others with their burdens.