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CT Pastors’ Hidden Gems of 2017

In case you missed them, here are 10 of our editors’ favorite articles from the past year.
CT Pastors’ Hidden Gems of 2017

Three trends defined the major headlines of 2017: widening fissures along cultural, political, and racial lines; tragedy caused by natural disasters and human hands; and, of course, a preoccupation with the sensational and extraordinary.

Perhaps that’s why our favorite articles published by CTPastors.com in 2017 highlight themes of unity and partnership, hope and healing, and discovering sacred meaning in ordinary work. You may have missed these articles the first time around, but we encourage you to give them some of your time today. They represent some of the best CTPastors.com has to offer: time-tested wisdom and practical solutions for hardworking servants in ministry.

Pastor, How Do You Pray for Your Church?

10 ministry leaders respond.

By Mandy Smith, Joshua Ryan Buter, Lee Eclov, and more.

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.

By Matt Woodley and Trevor ...

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