PKs as preachers

When Preachers’ Kids are ordained, are they “following in their parents’ footsteps?” Not exactly.

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Easton, Fredith

We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Fredith Easton who died on February 19, 2018 in Traverse City, Michigan at the age of 96. Fredith was preceded in death by her husbands Clifford Somerville and Rev. Walter Easton, retired West Michigan Conference clergy.  Visitation will be held at the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home at 305

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Clergy housing ruling

A word from the Michigan Area Treasurer’s Office on the clergy housing allowance/exclusion ruling.

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Encouragement for Pastor Appreciation Month

“I’m pulling for you,” says Pastor Ron Edmondson to his fellow clergy men and women.

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Pastoral plagiarism do’s and don’ts

http://churchleaders.com/pastors/pastor-articles/163290-james-white-pastoral-plagiarism-10-dos-donts.html?utm_source=outreach-cl-daily-nl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=text-link&utm_campaign=cl-daily-nl&maropost_id=742884549&mpweb=256-4245179-742884549 #

  James Emery White, founding and senior pastor of Mecklenburg Community Church in Charlotte, NC, begins a recent feature in churchleaders.com this way: “Someone brought something to my attention recently. A young woman on our staff came across a talk, given by a pastor, on a church’s website. It was my talk.” White goes on

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Weathering the storm

Pastors counsel people in crisis. Where does a pastor go when he or she needs assistance?

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10 tips for great preaching

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What separates good preachers from great preachers? Rev. Charley Reeb says perspective and preparation.

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Study finds clergy retiring later

Meet four older United Methodist pastors with energy and fire and no plans to ‘hang it up.’

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Leaders know themselves

Leaders need both self confidence and self awareness in order to be effective.

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Research reveals clergy trends

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A major national study of clergy compensation shows increased income and declining work week for many pastors.

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