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by Brian Brodersen - 1 week ago

"The Powers of Darkness & the People of God"

We live in a world which is influenced and partially controlled by powerful, malignant spirit beings. The purpose of these forces of spiritual darkness is to resist the advancement of God’s kingdom, both in the world and in people’s lives. In recent years, there has been a heightened interest in the unseen reality of evil. Because of this, Pastor Brian Brodersen updated his book Spiritual Warfare and gave ...

by Brian Brodersen - 3 weeks ago

Things That Matter: Faith & Prayer as a Pastor

Pastors Brian Brodersen, John Hwang and Richard Cimino conclude their pastoral series with a discussion on the power and importance of prayer, and the place for faith in the pastor’s life. Thanks for joining this miniseries on pastoral ministry. Stay tuned for more “Things That Matter!”

by Brian Brodersen - 1 month ago

Things That Matter: The Pastor as a Leader

In this pastoral series with pastors Brian Brodersen, Richard Cimino and John Hwang, we have been breaking down the role of a pastor. Today we focus on the pastor as a leader. How is leadership defined in ministry? Brian, Richard and John share key points on this episode of “Things That Matter.”

by Brian Brodersen - 2 months ago

Things That Matter: The Pastor as a Contender

Today’s culture presents a uniquely intense time to contend for the faith. Pastors Brian Brodersen, Richard Cimino and John Hwang engage in discussion for how pastoral leaders can be properly equipped (and equip their congregation), in order to defend the faith. “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense…” (1 Peter 3:15)

by Brian Brodersen - 2 months ago

The War on Beth Moore: What Really Shapes Our View of Women Bible Teachers?

A few years ago, I ran afoul of some pastors in my tribe for allowing a woman to teach to an audience of both women and men. According to these men, I was in clear violation of Scripture by allowing such a thing. The context where all this occurred makes it even more interesting. It wasn’t at a church service but rather at a music and Bible festival that I’m involved with annually. For years, we held tea...

by Brian Brodersen - 2 months ago

Things That Matter: Preachers Need to Laugh

On this special episode of “Things That Matter,” we briefly take a break from panel discussion as Pastor Joel Turner of Mountain Springs Calvary Chapel in Canada traveled down to our studios to share about comedy for a preacher. Through his testimony, Joel reminds ministry leaders and believers alike that humor matters and is a useful tool to connect with people.

by Brian Brodersen - 3 months ago

Things That Matter: The Pastor as a Shepherd

On this episode of “Things That Matter,” Pastors Brian Brodersen, Richard Cimino and John Hwang discuss the essence of the pastor’s calling, as Isaiah 40:11 declares: “He will feed His flock like a shepherd; He will gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those who are with young.”

by Brian Brodersen - 3 months ago

Things That Matter: The Pastor as a Counselor

One of the most important aspects of pastoral ministry is counseling. Pastors Brian Brodersen, Richard Cimino and John Hwang discuss the calling pastors have to give biblical instruction and advice, as it is an opportunity to connect people to the gospel. Brian, Richard and John establish clear definitions and terms that surround the idea of the pastor as a counselor, and much more, on this new episode of ”Things T...