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How to Become a Trauma-Informed CongregationSubscriber Access Only
These suggestions will help your church better care for survivors of abuse.
When Pastors Are Sexual Abuse Survivors
Childhood trauma can sabotage ministry in sinister ways.
Pastor, Take a Vacation—for the Good of Your Church
You are not the linchpin holding your congregation together.
The 4 Great Challenges of Christian Counseling
Pastors must prepare to bear these burdens as they meet with parishioners.
CT Pastors’ Top 17 Articles of 2017
This year’s best practical solutions and stories of ministry failure, temptation, and encouragement.
CT Pastors’ Hidden Gems of 2017
In case you missed them, here are 10 of our editors’ favorite articles from the past year.
Is Your Church Healthy for People with Mental Illness?
3 ways your congregation can embrace those with mental disorders.
Sexual Addiction Destroyed My Pastorate
Exposing the truth was just the first step to redemption.
Uniting a Violence-Plagued City in Prayer
Neither death threats nor tepid response discouraged two pastors from praying over every murder site in their city for years.
Burnout Is a Danger, Whatever Your Church SizeSubscriber Access Only
I exhausted myself trying to expand our little church, then again when I couldn’t keep up with the growth.
Ministry after a Fatal Police ShootingSubscriber Access Only
Amid Charlotte’s tragedy, Claude Alexander calls pastors to be both critics and reconcilers.
Called into a MessSubscriber Access Only
Pastoring is rarely glamorous, and often chaotic. That’s normal. That’s ministry.
Blood, Our Horror and FascinationSubscriber Access Only
It’s part of what makes Good Friday good.
How I Got a Rhino HideSubscriber Access Only
Legally.
Standing While SlainSubscriber Access Only
Resilience in ministry requires being open to hurt, for ourselves and for those we care for.
Pastors in RecoverySubscriber Access Only
Admitting an addiction has its risks ... and real ministry benefits.
What Tommy Taught Me
Our church’s walk with a homeless man marked us indelibly.
Why I Preach Grace-Filled SermonsSubscriber Access Only
Your congregation needs rest, not a “to-do” list.
The Spiritual Roots of AddictionSubscriber Access Only
Seth Haines talks about his battle with alcoholism and how leaders can help addicts find freedom.
Why I Confessed My Sins to a Jesuit Priest
Even though I’m a Protestant pastor.
Top Story April 21, 2019
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
Why ‘Being Christian Without the Church’ Fails the Good Friday Test
According to the gospel of John, the cross casts us into community.
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