What to do after making contact with Pastoral Candidate

What to do after you make contact with a candidate

The best way to deal with a pastoral candidate is with being direct and having an abundance of information both from him, and given back to him. That means you need to supply the candidate with a lot of information about your church. Here a church history, recent events, and lots of photos help the pastor to know who you are. If you feel you do not want to “print up” so much information, open a page on some website with photos like flicker (free), and upload church photos of the people, the buildings, outings, etc.

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Marks of a Real Man of God

Marks of a Real Man of God. What are the marks or appearance of a real man of God? We need to begin this study by throwing away and cleaning out thinking of what the world and religious hypocrites say he is. We go to the Bible, and look at what the Word says.

1Tim 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. 12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. 

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The Three most important litmus tests for Pastoral Candidates

Three most important litmus tests for Pastoral Candidates is about testing and probing a candidate for the pastorate.

In this post, we will examine closer each of these three litmus tests for a pastoral candidate. But making these “the most important elements” I am not saying that there doesn’t exist other elements equally important, but at least these three should be extremely focused upon in your sessions with the candidate.

Written by Pastor Missionary David Cox

I.) His personal salvation.
II.) His family life.
III.) His preaching ability in expositing God’s Word, as well as his doctrines and practices.

The Three most important litmus tests for Pastoral Candidates

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Helps for Pulpit Committees (Introduction)

Helps for Pulpit Committees
by Pastor/Missionary David Cox


Hello, I suppose you are reading this because your church is without a pastor or is looking for a new pastor, and you have some kind of interest or obligation in finding the new pastor. This work is to help you get your head screwed on straight about the process and concisely help you. Here I will try to be brief, but the subject matter needs to be studied intensively before the process begins, and if the process is already in progress, the members of the Pulpit Committee need to really study this material to guide them into a man which honors God and is God’s will for your church.

You should separate (1) what has happened in the past in your church, from (2) what is the new minister coming into your church. Do not project what problems you had with past ministers into your new pastor, nor should you ignore what you should have learned from those bad experiences.

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