Robert White

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Feelings Versus Faith

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In pastoral ministry, we are constantly being challenged to live by faith.  Our natural tendency is to slip back into decision-making that is based on our feelings and not on our faith in God. The feelings that dominate our decision-making are rooted in fear, self-preservation, frustration, discouragement, and anger. As a pastor, I cannot make ministry decisions (or even life decisions) based on how I feel or how I think someone else may react. I must make decisions based on…

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16 Times to Hold Your Tongue

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Yes, even pastors need to “hold their tongues”. I have a Psalm I like to quote during these times. I actually turn this verse into a prayer. Psalm 141:3 – “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips.” How many situations and circumstances could be better if I would just learn to hold my tongue? How many lives would be impacted if I would just learn to hold my tongue? (You might…

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Waiting on God

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Pastors are often placed in the position of having to wait on God. Think of the number of times in the past month when you had to wait on God. You are waiting for Him to answer prayer, to mend a relationship, to change hearts, to heal brokenness, to restore health, and to move in the congregation. Why is it so difficult to wait on God? Perhaps it is because we just don’t like the idea that we don’t have…

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Confidence and Courage for the Future

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Pastoral ministry is unique in its challenges. No other occupation on the planet is like it. There are challenges to our faith, our families, our relationships, our finances, our leadership, and our identity. This occupation, this calling, this vocation, is like no other in that it challenges our confidence and courage for the future. We must decide where we will turn when fear, frustration, exhaustion, and emptiness, seeps into our lives. Let’s talk about the three things that can give…

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How to Energize Your Relationship

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I recently read a book by Wayne Cordeiro, titled, “Leading on Empty”. In the book he makes the following statement, “Healthy marriages require intentionality and planned investment.” I couldn’t agree more. The stresses and demands of ministry will drain the life and energy right out of you. If you are not careful and intentional, you will find that at the end of the day you have nothing left for your spouse. My wife (Kaye) and I determined to set aside…

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