Category: Equipping You in Grace

Episode 75- Discouragement in Ministry

Welcome to the seventy-fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about discouragement in ministry What you’ll hear in this episode: Nit-picky church members and how to deal with them. How to respond to criticism in a godly way. Causes of discouragement for pastors. Knowing your own limitations. Personal Growth and Holiness. Preaching the gospel to yourself. Encouragement, friendship, and the gospel. Contentment in ministry. How to pray for and encourage your pastor. How to encourage yourself as a pastor and ministry leader. http://media.blubrry.com/equipping_you_in_grace/p/www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/servantsofgrace.org/mediafolder/DiscouragementinMinistry.mp3Podcast (equipping-you-in-grace): Play in new window | Download |...

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Episode 74- Dr. Christian George- The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon Volume I: His Earliest Outlines and Sermons Between 1851 and 1854

Welcome to the seventy-fourth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Christian George about The Lost Sermons of C. H. Spurgeon Volume I: His Earliest Outlines and Sermons Between 1851 and 1854. What you’ll hear in this episode: Dr. George’s life, marriage, ministry, and upcoming ministry projects. Who is Charles Spurgeon? Why is Charles Spurgeon still influential today? The character of Charles Spurgeon. A few of the contributions The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon make to the overall body of Spurgeon’s work. Spurgeon’s relationship with George Mueller. Three things that stood out to Dr....

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Episode 73- The Need for Qualified Biblical Eldership

Welcome to the seventy-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about The Need for Qualified Biblical Eldership. What you’ll hear in this episode: Pastor as the Ceo verses the Pastor as Shepherd. Singleness and eldership. The calling of a Pastor and elder. Being slow to call pastors and elders to understand what they believe about doctrine. The need for hands-on ministry training for future pastors and elders. How to pursue a calling to pastoral ministry. Growing in Godly Character by Grace as a Ministry Leader. How the Gospel calls us to...

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Episode 72- David Murray– Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture

Welcome to the seventy-second episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews David Murray– Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture (Crossway, 2017) What you’ll hear in this episode: David’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects. Warning signs in David’s life that signaled burnout in his life and whether he took those seriously or not. The importance of building a biblical sense of identity and how we can aim to do this. His advice to the man who says he doesn’t have time to employ Reset strategies to his family, work, and ministry....

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Episode 71- The Importance of Reading Godly Books in the Christian Life

Welcome to the seventy-first episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about  the importance of Reading Godly Books in the Christian Life What you’ll hear in this episode: The Great Commandments and the need to read books.  What publishers James and Dave like. What blogs, ministries, and podcasts Dave and James like.  Dave’s advice to reviewers about how to write a good review. Why Christians should read good and godly books. How to read with a discerning eye. Getting good godly books in the hands of children.  The need for reading among...

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