Church Life

Five Reasons for Pastoral Interns

Why should Grace Life conduct a multi-year internship? Doesn’t that cost money? Doesn’t that cost Pastor Joel needed time “on the church”? Let me give you five thoughts on why Grace Life has an internship program or a pastoral residency: 1 Timothy 2:2 teaches that the Christian church is to identify and train faithful men who will continue to teach and preach the gospel

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Five Years of Lessons – Part Two

In July of this year, I celebrated five years as pastor at Grace Life. This is part two of some of the lessons I’ve learned (and am learning). You can find part one HERE. Here are the final three truths that God is teaching me: 5. The necessity to identify and train men for pastoral ministry. Every pastor and every church knows that this is

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