Practical Shepherding: Trench Talk
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Practical Shepherding is a Gospel-driven resource center for pastors and church leaders to equip them in the practical matters of pastoral ministry. In this podcast, pastor Brian Croft sits down with other pastors to discuss the gritty details of pastoral ministry. Our goal is to examine the life and work of a pastor and give helpful guidance for our brothers laboring with us. This is a podcast by pastors for pastors. We are in the trenches of ministry with you, and we want to equip you to continue in this task.
||CleanThe Story of Practical Shepherding (Part 2 of 2)||This month Practical Shepherding is celebrating 10 years of God’s blessing and providence. Listen as Brian Croft and Jim Savastio reflect on God’s guiding hand in the formation and growth of this ministry. RESOURCES: Practical Shepherding Series C||3/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Story of Practical Shepherding (Part 1 of 2)||This month Practical Shepherding is celebrating 10 years of God’s blessing and providence. Listen as Brian Croft and Jim Savastio reflect on God’s guiding hand in the formation and growth of this ministry. RESOURCES: Practical Shepherding Ser||3/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTensions of Pastoral Faithfulness||What does faithfulness in pastoral ministry look like? How does a pastor practice gentleness and patience in pastoral ministry and yet remain courageous to boldly guard the truth and protect the flock? How does a pastor discern when it is…Read more||2/19/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPastors Suddenly Laid Aside||Jim Savastio unexpectedly experienced the onset of Bell’s Palsy in late November and has been unable to fill his pulpit for two months. Listen as Jim reflects on God’s good providences and what he is learning during this time of…Read mo||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInsights on the Global Church with Conrad Mbewe||In this episode, special guest Conrad Mbewe, pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia discusses the training of pastors and comments on the state of the global church. RESOURCES: The Pastor’s Soul: The Call and Care of an Undershepherd||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLife and Ministry with Conrad Mbewe||In this episode, special guest Conrad Mbewe, pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia discusses his conversion, calling, formative influences, and ministry with Brian and Jim. RESOURCES: The Pastor’s Soul–The Call and Care of an Un||1/8/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPastors Giving Account for Individual Souls||How should a pastor take seriously the sobering task of shepherding the soul of every member of his congregation? What does exercising spiritual oversight of souls look like in the weekly rhythm of pastoral ministry? How does a minister prepare to…||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPastors and Deacons Working Together||Biblically, how should pastors and deacons relate to and work with one another? What areas of overlap exist between these offices? How do pastors and deacons communicate with one another and how often should they meet together? How do pastors…Read||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Office and Role of a Deacon||What are deacons and how are they supposed to function in the life of the church? What biblical characteristics should deacons evidence in their lives? What are the role-distinctions between the elders and deacons? How should deacons interact with the&#||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPastors Feeding on the Word||How does a pastor maintain a warm heart for the Word of God while ministering that Word week in and week out? What might help a pastor avoid becoming overly-familiar with the Word? How may a pastor guard against the…Read more ›||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
This is a very helpful and encouraging podcast. Pastors, you will be blessed by this.
Genuine, boots on the ground support for pastors
If you love God, His Word, and His Church, you will be blessed by listening to Brian Croft and Jim Savastio dialogue with each other and interview their guests on pastoring the flock with Gospel grace. Though aimed primarily at evangelical pastors, anyone who ministers to people in Jesus’ name can benefit from listening to these men sharing experiences and lessons learned.
Solid & Wise
With so many podcast options for pastors, Practical Shepherding is a MUST listen to. Brian & Jim offer much wisdom in every episode.