The Wounded Shepherd
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Finding Hope in the Hopeless
After a difficult time, it is often hard to find your way back to a normal life. In this episode, Pastor MacCuaig shares his very powerful story of redemption and restoration. Through the love of a healthy church, and the constant love of God, Steven helps us find hope in the midst of disaster.
To Comfort Others
Ron and his wife, Rodetta, have been married 40 years. They have actively served the Lord together in ministry during their entire married life and are co-founders of Care for Pastors (CfP). Ron earned his BS degree from Liberty University in 1979. Upon graduation, he pastored two churches in West Virginia from 1980-1988 before returning to Lynchburg, VA, to complete his Masters Degree in Counseling at Liberty. He was also on the pastoral staff at Thomas Road Baptist Church in Lynchburg...
The Power of Meditation
Meditation is structured prayer, an opportunity for a listening Christian to hear the voice of God through the intentional focus on His Word. During this episode, we take some time to dispel the myths of this very biblical practice. Inspired by the book, Celebration of Discipline by Richard Foster, Fr. Nathan Hale, Demetrius Hunter, and Pastor Kevin discuss the ways that allowing God's Word to speak to your soul is a practice that we all will benefit from.
The Dangers of Complacency
From the time I was in junior high I sensed a calling on my life from God to lead others and preach the gospel. Even though I loved Jesus, I did not particularly love the gentle, yet firm voice of His calling that was a constant companion and a growing conviction in my life. I honestly spent a few years running from that calling. But finally in the summer of 2002 I quit running and surrendered to God’s calling to go into pastoral ministry. I told God I was willing to go wherever He wanted...
The Small Church Pastor
Dave was a pastor for twentyeight years before retireing in 2006 and starting Small Church Pastor. Small Church Pastor provides coaching, consulting, resourses and encouragement to pastors of small churches. Dave also is the moderator of the Small Church Pastor group page on Facebook and blogs at http://www.davejacobs.net. Dave is a published author with his third book '100 IDEAS that work in a small church' scheduled for release this year.
Remember The Call To Ministry
Remembering the call to ministry is essential to healing and finding fulfillment in ministry. We must recognize that we are not alone and that when God calls, He is faithful to pursue the one He has called and is persistent, never letting go. In this episode, I challenge you to remember that call and seek to get back in touch with it.
The Wounded Shepherd
Remember when you first started sensing the call to ministry? It was an exciting time of exploration and wonder, listening and trusting, walking and growing. In this first episode, I introduce you to the mission and purpose of The Wounded Shepherd.