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FIRST-PERSON: A wife's counsel for Pastor Appreciation Month
To pastors' wives, Wendy Baker writes, "Pastor Appreciation Month may find you with abundant happiness or it may find you feeling dry and despondent." In every season, she counsels, Jesus is the only one "who can give you what you need." Read More
PASTORS: What causes a man to take a job like this?
Most pastors, in their profound sense of God's call, cannot imagine doing anything else, Jeff Iorg writes. "They serve selflessly, motivated by an inner compulsion to preach, teach, counsel and lead." Read More
Pastor appreciation: Heartfelt letters have impactSIOUX CITY, Iowa (BP) -- While pastors appreciate the marriage getaways and financial gifts that sometimes come their way during Pastor Appreciation Month, Dave Miller suggests there may be something even more important to consider.
"I think the best thing you can do if you really want to honor your pastor is to write him a letter," said Miller, who is president of the Southern Baptist Pastors' Conference and pastor of Southern Hills Baptist Church in Sioux City, Iowa. Read More
#LiftMyPastor honors bivocational Brooklyn pastorBROOKLYN, N.Y. (BP) -- The around-the-clock work of a pastor often goes unnoticed. In conjunction with Pastor Appreciation Month last year, the North American Mission Board invited churches and individuals to take to social media and share what they appreciate about their pastor.
From postings on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #LiftMyPastor, Nathan Tubbs, pastor of Cornerstone Church of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, N.Y., was chosen to host a free concert by recording artists Shane and Shane. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: The fellowship of the unknown
WILSON, N.C. (BP) -- Rob Pochek is among the vast majority of pastors in the U.S. who serve in obscurity. They may never write a best-selling book nor be a featured speaker at a conference. "And that is perfectly fine," Pochek writes. "They are part of the fellowship of the unknown." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Let's thank our pastors
Kevin Ezell, writing on Pastor Appreciation Month, notes that pastors do "incredible work on Kingdom causes" yet often are "desperate for refueling." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: An extra touch for Pastor Appreciation Month
As your church honors your pastor during Pastor Appreciation Month, why not add an extra touch and demonstrate your love for his wife, columnist Diana Davis writes. Read More