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Doctrinal Brief: Part-Time Pastors
Dr. Brug discusses part-time pastoral calls, specifically retirement calls and tent ministries. While recognizing that some congregations may have good reasons for being unable to support a full-time pastor, this should ...
Exegetical Brief: Romans 16:1,7 Phoebe, a Deacon? Junia, an Apostle?
In this exegetical brief Professor Zell examines Romans 16 and the context of the words “deacon” and “apostle.” He concludes with these words, “Whether Phoebe actually held the office of “deacon” remains uncertain. Including ...
Storytime with Professor Brug
Professor Brug reflects on his ministry: “The stories are not intended to be about one particular minister or about ministers in general but about the holy ministry of the Word. More specifically, how do people inside the ...
Maintaining Joy in Ministry: The Necessity of Vertical Fulfillment and Healthy Horizontal Awareness
Through his Word, God fills the human heart with a joy that is unlike anything this world has to offer. The pastor, in his calling, is immeasurably blessed to be able to spend the majority of his days reading God’s Word ...
The Pastor and His Wife: Fortifying Marriage Against the Demands of Ministry
This thesis aims to contribute to practical theology. Marriage and the public ministry are two gifts of God that are uniquely intertwined as a pastor serves his church and his family. God intends both of these to be blessings ...