The conversation about pastors having friends in the congregation continues.
Is at least one close friendship in the congregation “critical” for pastors? The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung shares responses to that question.
More than 40 facilitators for the Synod’s Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support program attend an annual training conference to discuss “best practices and good ideas.”
This month’s column explores how a new pastor might best begin ministry with his first congregation.