Interviews

Interviews on Pastoral Ministry

What's Your Advice for a New Pastor Who Comes Into a Church That Has Wide-Ranging Theological Differences?

by John Piper

John Piper argues for the importance of having theologically unified church leadership.

Is It Possible to Restore a Pastor Who Has Sinned Sexually?

by John Piper

John Piper says a repentant pastor can be restored, but he shouldn't presume upon it.

How Do I Know If God Is Calling Me to Be a Pastor?

by John Piper

John Piper identifies four things that should be present for aspiring pastors.

How Would You Encourage a Burned-Out Pastor?

by John Piper

John Piper mentions five approaches to helping a struggling shepherd.

Can My Ministry Flourish In an Arminian Environment Even Though I Hold to Reformed Theology?

by John Piper

John Piper says that flourishing can happen even when a pastor and his people aren't simultaneously on the same page.

As a Pastor, How Do You Avoid Micromanaging Your Church?

by John Piper

John Piper recommends two things to relieve pastors from feeling like they always need to second-guess their staff.

What Would You Say to a Pastor Who Is Considering Blogging?

by John Piper

John Piper has three questions for any potential blogger to consider.

Is It Bad for a Church to Change Pastors From Time to Time?

by John Piper

John Piper gives several reasons why it is good for pastors and churches to stay together longer.

How Can Pastors Guard Their Time With Their Families?

by John Piper

John Piper shares how he manages his time in order to care for his family.