The Pastor Matters Podcast seeks to equip and encourage pastors in whatever ministry context they find themselves in. Join Chuck and Caleb each week as they dive into various preaching and pastoral leadership topics. We desire to see pastors lead healthy, disciple-making churches for the glory of God around the world!
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Episode 7: Pastors and Mentoring Future Pastors
Is it the responsibility of the pastor to mentor future pastors? What are some ways pastors can shepherd the guy(s) in their church who feel a desire towards the pastorate?Join Ronjour and Brandon this week as they discuss ways pastors can invest in the next generation of church leaders and why it’s important that they do.
Episode 6: Pastors and Preaching the Whole Counsel of God
In Acts 20:27, Paul said “I did not shrink from declaring to you the whole counsel of God.” What does he mean when he said “declaring the whole counsel of God” and should this be something pastors should pursue each Sunday?Join Ronjour Locke and Brandon Ward this week as we answer this question and discuss the benefits of preaching the whole counsel of God, as well as the challenges involved.
Episode 5: Pastors and Big Bad Wolves
We live in an age of distraction. Even before the COVID-19 crisis, pastors were in a battle over the formation of their sheep. Are churches losing this battle to form Christians because of media consumption? How has COVID-19 affected the way Christians are being spiritually formed?
Episode 4: Pastors and Waiting
Waiting is not easy, and it can test us in more ways than one. Having a desire to pastor a church, but still be waiting on an opportunity to come along can be difficult.Join Ronjour and Brandon this week as they talk about productive ways to grow while sitting in the “waiting room.”
Episode 3: Pastors and Race
How should pastors and churches respond to instances of racial injustice and protests? Should pastors use both their platform and voices to speak out against injustice of all kinds?Join us this week, as we continue a previous conversation on race.
Episode 2: Pastors and Social Media
Should pastors have rules in place as they use their various social media platforms? Is having a social media account just to keep up with your church members a bad motive or an opportunistic way to shepherd your sheep?
Episode 1: Pastors and COVID-19
The past few months have been difficult for everyone, especially pastors. This week we want to talk about what we have learned over the past few months as COVID-19 continues to prevent churches from gathering together. We hope this conversation will help you as you lead your churches through these difficult times.
Episode 99: Exploring Theology in Preaching with Walter Strickland
What is theological preaching? Is it possible for pastors to include too much theology in their preaching? Do pastors underestimate what their people can understand theologically?Join Ronjour this week as he sits down with Dr. Walter Strickland to discuss the relationship between theology and preaching.
Episode 85: Finding Your Voice in Preaching
THIS WEEK’S EPISODE: What does it mean to find your voice in preaching? What are the dangers of […]
Episode 84: Shepherding Families Who Experience a Miscarriage
THIS WEEK’S EPISODE: Join Ronjour and Brandon this week as they sit down with Dr. Jordon Willard (Senior […]
Episode 79: The Call of Christ on Christian Leaders with David Mathis
THIS WEEK’S EPISODE: What does Christian leadership look like? What does it mean for leaders to be known […]
Episode 77: Pursuing Fruitful Theology with Ronni Kurtz
THIS WEEK’S EPISODE: What is the goal of theology? How does thinking about God lead to a greater […]