The Art of Pastoring

Many of the struggles of pastoral ministry go unseen. Along with the joys of serving our churches come the challenges of conflict, fear, and criticism. In the midst of these, pastors care for souls, preach the Word, and attempt to live healthy lives with our families and friends. On The Art of Pastoring, join Jared Wilson and Ronnie Martin as they reflect on their decades of experience in ministry, engaging in frank and vulnerable conversation on lessons learned and pathways discovered as they’ve sought to follow Jesus and pastor well.

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The Art of Pastoring: Self-Awareness
Episode 6 | 28 min
The Art of Pastoring: Self-Awareness
How do we understand the ways our presence affects others?
The Joys of Ministry
Episode 4 | 30 min
The Joys of Ministry
Too often, pastors reflect on the aspects of their work that feel like a grind. But it’s joy that sustains us.
From Fan to Critic
Episode 3 | 31 min
From Fan to Critic
An expected, but not devastating, part of ministry.
The Art of Pastoring While Discouraged
Episode 2 | 30 min
The Art of Pastoring While Discouraged
Pastoring can take a toll on the souls of leaders. How can we deal with discouragement without losing our sense of calling and purpose?
The Art of Pastoring with Anxiety
Episode 1 | 27 min
The Art of Pastoring with Anxiety
The loneliness and pressures of pastoring can lead to tremendous anxiety. Jared Wilson and Ronnie Martin discuss how they’ve navigated theirs.

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