pastoring

Amistad, una Relación más Elevada

Amistad, una Relación más Elevada

Las redes sociales se jactan de poder enlazar una red de amistades, pero la realidad es que la gran mayoría de los usuarios solo logran tener muchos conocidos, pero muy pocos amigos. Por otro lado, para los pastores y ministros cristianos, debido a las demandas del ministerio, desarrollar amistades profundas se complica. La amistad es una relación de ecuanimidad y equidad que necesita ser cultivada todos los días.

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While social networks boast of being able to link a network of friends, the reality is that the vast majority of users only manage to have acquaintances, but very few friends. Often for pastors and Christian ministers, the demands of the ministry make it very complicated to develop truly deep friendships. Friendship is a relationship of balance and equity that needs to be cultivated every day.

UBA's Top 10 Articles of 2018

UBA's Top 10 Articles of 2018

2018 has brought a lot of things our way: heavy losses, exciting possibilities, and hard discussions. Likewise, our blog also had a lot of fascinating and pertinent articles for the year. As we prepare for what God has in store for 2019, we'll first pause to remember and celebrate the top 10 articles of 2018.

What Do You Do All Week?

What Do You Do All Week?

If you ask me today, “What do you do all week?” and then again next week, the answers will probably be different. It’s just one of the many reasons I love working for UBA. Like everyone else on the team, I love churches. I love bringing them together, and I love helping them share the love of Jesus effectively. It takes all of us working together to reach our city. It’s why we’re better together.

Pastoreando a Tu Pastor

Pastoreando a Tu Pastor

Octubre es el mes del pastor, Dios creó su cuerpo que es la iglesia para que Cristo mismo sea la cabeza (Efesios 1:22-23) así que, si todos somos cuerpo, necesitamos el ministerio particular los unos de los demás. (1 Corintios) 12:24-27) Aprende a pastorear tu pastor.

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October is Pastor Appreciation Month, God created his body, which is the church, so that Christ himself is the head (Ephesians 1: 22-23). If we are all members of the body, we need the ministry of one another, including your pastor (1 Corinthians 12: 24-27). Pastor your pastor!

Pastor Appreciation Month—Why is it Important?

Pastor Appreciation Month—Why is it Important?

There was an old Isotoner Glove commercial featuring Hall of Fame Quarterback Dan Marino saying the tagline, “Take care of the hands that take care of you.” Regardless of your church or staff size, take care of the people who feel God’s call on their life to lead and take care of you. From ministry interns to senior pastors, we need them at their best, because they often see us at our worst.

A Plea for Church Leaders to Say and Do Intentional Evangelism

A Plea for Church Leaders to Say and Do Intentional Evangelism

I sat in an empty conference room going through church files. One box contained hundreds of leads from a long-gone Tuesday night outreach program. I called in a couple of deacons.

“What should we do with these?” It may be the dumbest ministry question I’ve ever asked.