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Churches Looking for a Pastor Must Learn from the Experiences of Others

Few will be involved in a pastoral transition so closely watched as Bethlehem’s transition from John Piper to Jason Meyer. However, there is still much that churches of all size and pastors considering transitions can learn from what they share … Continue reading

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Carson, Keller, and Piper Talk About Succession Plans

Piper Talks with Carson, Keller About Succession Plans at Bethlehem from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

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If your church is calling a pastor, then avoid this disastrous logic.

Once when I was consulting with a pastoral search committee, a member of the committee said brightly, “Well, I just know that if we call the right pastor, everyone will get on board.” I responded, “I am not looking for … Continue reading

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