By Ben Mandrell on Sep 12, 2018
One of God's favorite metaphors in the Bible is that of a shepherd. All throughout the grand story of Scripture, the importance of leading the flock comes shining through.
By Chris Pascarella on Nov 24, 2022
Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood. I know that after my departure savage wolves will come in among you, not sparing the flock. – Acts 20:28-29
By Chris Pascarella on Sep 20, 2022
As pastors, we’re called to shepherd the flock (1 Peter 5:2). In fact, God holds us accountable for our shepherding (Hebrews 13:17). But what does it look like to shepherd?
By Chris Pascarella on Nov 7, 2022
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"
By Philip Holmes on May 4, 2021
“The reason elders are so necessary,” says Sanchez, “is because they are the means by which our sovereign king chooses to shepherd his church to display his kingdom on earth in local churches as embassies of heaven, and also to proclaim the message of the gospel, calling all people everywhere to repent and believe and enter into the kingdom. Elders shepherd the flock of God among them, under the chief Shepherd. That’s why elders are important, because it is our ascended Lord’s chosen means by which he shepherds his church.”
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 3, 2020
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Trevin Wax on Jun 1, 2022
Everything gets politicized these days. It’s never been easier for churches to also get caught up in waves of political enthusiasm and social activism.
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 28, 2022
People love to tell you that preaching is irrelevant in this day and age. But contrary to this kind of thinking, good preaching does remain important. In fact, preaching remains as important as it has ever been.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jan 31, 2019
Those of us who feed God's flock must become God's storytellers. Here's the journey we must take.
By Erik Raymond on Oct 31, 2019
In addition to leading and teaching, pastors are called to protect or guard the flock.
By Peter Mead on Oct 1, 2018
Peter Mead works the "feeding the flock" metaphor 10 different ways.
By Jim Tomberlin on Sep 22, 2020
Remember as you prepare your messages to be mindful that you’re teaching a multisite flock that encompasses more than those in the room with you.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 17, 2020
Our responsibility is not only to feed the flock a balanced diet from Scripture but also to create a church culture within our congregation.