Posted On May 2, 2019

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave Jenkins and Christopher Ash discuss how church members can care for one another and their pastor, along with his book, The Book Your Pastor Wishes You Would Read (but is too embarrassed to ask) (The Good Book Company, 2019).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • Why is it so important that church members care for their pastor.
  • Why it’s important that church members see their pastor as a regular, ordinary person.
  • Five keys that church members should reasonably hope for when it comes to our pastor or pastors caring for them.
  • How church members can befriend their pastor and what that looks like.
  • How important is it that Christians daily repent of sin and turn afresh to the Lord Jesus for the grace of God.
  • The importance of Christians being in community with one another for their own spiritual growth and the growth of others in our local churches.
  • What open and honest communication with our pastor looks like.
  • How church members watch over their pastors and encourage them to make progress in their life and doctrine.
  • What it looks like for a local church to express kindness to their pastor.
  • The importance of church members having biblical expectations pastor and how to hold them to those expectations as Scripture requires.
  • What submission to the pastor looks like in practice.
  • How important is it that pastors have a pastor’s pastoral support group and what that looks like.

About the Guest

Subscribing, sharing, and your feedback

You can subscribe to Equipping You in Grace via iTunes, Google Play, or your favorite podcast catcher. Ifyou like what you’ve heard, please consider leaving a rating and share it with your friends (it takes only takes a second and will go a long way to helping other people find the show).

You can also connect with me on Twitter at @davejjenkins, on Facebook or via email to share your feedback.

Thanks for listening to this episode of Equipping You in Grace!

Related Posts

Approved Workers

Approved Workers

On today’s Warriors of Grace show, Dave continues the 2 Timothy series looking at 2 Timothy 2:14-21 and teaching Christians the truth and how to handle error correctly, and dealing with false teachers. What you’ll hear in this episode Dealing with false teachers....

Till All Our Strivings Cease: Enduring Exhaustion with Hope

Till All Our Strivings Cease: Enduring Exhaustion with Hope

“I’m so tired.” These words seem to come out of my mouth more and more these days and start off more journal entries than I can count. I feel physically tired, as though no amount of sleep could possibly replenish my energy, as well as emotionally tired. I hear these...

Wild Olive Branches

Wild Olive Branches

Romans 11:16-18, “If the dough offered as firstfruits is holy, so is the whole lump, and if the root is holy, so are the branches. But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, although a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the...

Deborah Howard- HELP! Someone I Love Has Alzheimer’s

Deborah Howard- HELP! Someone I Love Has Alzheimer’s

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Deborah Howard discuss Christian friendship and support in and out of the local church, advice for family members and friends with family or friends who have memory loss, the local church, and supporting family members...

When Sinful Comparison Rears Its Ugly Head, Draw Near to Jesus

When Sinful Comparison Rears Its Ugly Head, Draw Near to Jesus

I’d done it again. It was subtle, and neither my husband nor any of our five children sitting in the car with me knew what I had done. That’s how sneaky sinful comparison can be. While reading during a long road trip, right in the middle of a well-crafted sentence in...

The Jews and the Resurrection

The Jews and the Resurrection

Romans 11:13-15, “13 Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry 14 in order somehow to make my fellow Jews jealous, and thus save some of them. 15 For if their rejection means the reconciliation of the...

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share70
Tweet42
Reddit
Email
Buffer