Episode (#015) | Why should pastors be specifically invested in the older women in their congregations? How can we give our sisters opportunities to flourish in our churches? C’mon up and join the conversation.
Episode (#014) | How might we encourage one another for holiness as the day of Christ’s return draws near (Hebrews 3:13)? C’mon up and join the conversation to see how we can develop a culture of encouragement in our churches.
Episode (#013) | Why is it so glorious for a pastor to see his people fight for joy in Christ in the midst of difficult y, like when a husband and wife for a broken marriage or when a brother or sister repents of sin? C’mon up and join the conversation to see why a pastor’s greatest joy is his people’s holiness.
Episode (#012) | In an age where people are calling darkness light and light darkness, holy pastors are essential for the quiet, comfort, and edification of the sheep. C’mon up and join the conversation.
Episode (#011) | Church congregations ought operate together for holiness and delight in Christ. Why does holiness matter for God’s people? How is this holiness expressed in the local congregation? C’mon up and join this conversation in our new series: Holiness and Purity.
Episode (#010) | What does it say about a church’s health if there are no friendships in the church between pastors and their people? C’mon up and join the conversation.
Episode (#009) | What kind of plan is the best plan to begin discipleship? Must a discipleship agenda be the same in every relationship? How do you end a discipleship relationship in a healthy way? Thabiti Anyabwile and Isaac Adams chop it up and discuss these basic issues to discern why we offer prayer, identify people, clarify our purposes, and establish processes in our discipleship.
Episode (#008) | Cults of personality, cliques in the church, begrudging pastors, domineering discipleship, private sheep — these are all common mistakes in discipleship. Thabiti Anyabwile chops it up with host Isaac Adams on this Pastor & People episode to discuss what Scripture says about these mistakes and others.
Episode (#oo7) | What are the proper expectations for discipleship? Must your senior pastor — or any pastor — disciple you? How much access should a member have to their pastor’s life? What does it mean to monopolize or idolize your pastor? Thabiti Anyabwile chops it up with host Isaac Adams on this Pastor & People episode.
Dr. Vincent Bacote, director of the center for applied Christian ethics and professor of theology at Wheaton College, came through The Front Porch to share about his life and ministry, specifically how he wrestled with becoming a professor instead of a senior pastor or a para-church worker.
Episode (#006) | What is a disciple of Jesus? What is the goal of disciple-making? Whose responsibility is it to make disciples? Thabiti Anyabwile chops it up with host Isaac Adams on this Pastor & People episode. (Photograph by Phil Roder via Flickr Creative Commons)
How should a church respond when there is a sinful failure on the pastor’s part? Are the qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 also disqualifications? Louis Love chops it up with pastors Keelan Atkinson, Bobby Scott, and Kevin Smith about this difficult topic. C’mon up and join the conversation. (Photograph by Stefano Corso via Flickr Creative Commons)