Bud Brown

1 app helps pastors stay current, save time and money

I just fell in love with a new app! Next Issue gives me unlimited access to over 90 magazines – all on my iPad. For that price I don’t feel guilty about not reading the whole magazine. I mean, who doesn’t want to be a good steward of their hard spent funds? At the moment

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One word that will revolutionize your decision making

AND Image Credit: Julia Manzerova via Compfight Three letters. A simple conjunction. It coordinates two items of equal syntactic importance. Use it to replace another conjunction when framing an important decision. Instead of OR, use AND. Interim pastors often have to train lay leaders how to make good decisions. Teaching them to use this word

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7 advantages interim pastors get from a journal

There is one good reason why interim pastors should journal regularly. When they do, they enjoy seven ministry advantages. The one reason you should maintain a professional journal is because every once in a while you’ll run into a problem where you’ll be your own best advisor! When that happens your advice to yourself will

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10 reasons interim pastors rock

They leave before it is expedient that they take a powder They have enough good sermons to last for the transition period They help church folks define their own ministry vision They are stalwart folk; you can shoot ’em and they keep on going They love training people to succeed in ministry They don’t panic

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Should the interim pastor exercise discipline in this case?

Should the interim pastor to exercise church discipline in this case? Is it ever permissible for an interim pastor to discipline someone who isn’t technically guilty of a sin identified as such in scripture? Imagine this scenario. [Caveat: this is not a situation I’ve encountered, and by posing this scenario I’m not making any comments

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