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Pastoral Advice I. Preach don’t perform. Leave the members with hope. Sandwich the negatives in between positives (+–+). Be on time. Have a “Do it now” motto. Keep to your pulpit. Memorize Scripture. Write poetry. … Read More

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Ministry Money Mistakes I. No voted on budget. No experienced bookkeeper. Budget based on projections. Not living on 80% of budget. Pastor not backing the bookkeeper who lives by the budget. No Purchase Order system. … Read More

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Personal Soul Winning. Doors-hours do not get saved. People get saved. Set a goal-# of people you will talk too. When going soul winning stop the first person you see. Go from person to person. … Read More

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Lead and Push. Leaders need both. If you have the lead you can push. It is as a bank account with deposited amounts of “lead.” Timing is everything. A leader must marry “lead” and “push” … Read More

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Pacing A Ministry. Winning souls creates a need. A ministry will help meet that need. Do not force a ministry birth. Let the numbers push the decision. God will send a man. Ignore peer pressure … Read More

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Salvaging. Leave the door open for people to return. Write letters thanking them for their yrs with you. Remember their birthdays-anniversaries. Visit them in the hospitals. Have a prayer list of prodigals. Weave into preaching … Read More

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Soul Winning and Family. Go together. Go with each family member alone. Talk about souls saved. Pick up converts for Sunday school together. Have a prayer list of converts with a need next to their … Read More

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IDEA-Atmosphere. Have the pianist or organist play an upbeat prelude and postlude. Teach the men on the platform to say “Amen”. Teach the men why they should say “Amen”. Explain the importance of going to … Read More

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Pastor-Wife. Do not carry church burdens home. Never conceal major church battles from her. Pray together. Soul Win together. Do not discuss church members in a negative light. Speak often of her and fondly of … Read More

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Quiet Time. Schedule early in the morning and late evening to be alone with God. Meet with God before & after you meet with man. Let God speak to you first from the Scriptures. Praise … Read More