Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth - Counseling

A Pastor’s Reflections: Always Say Yes
VFT

One of the most helpful pieces of advice I received was from a Scottish Presbyterian minister who gave the following advice: “Always say yes.”

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Straight from the Source
VFT

I can remember in seminary dueling with a number of different critics regarding Reformed theology. God’s sovereignty was a regular topic of debate.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Freud or Paul?
VFT

In the twentieth and twenty-first century, Christian counseling has taken off like wildfire. Seminaries that once saw preparing men to be pastors as their bread and butter now offer counseling degrees.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Never Tell Them To Leave
VFT

One of the most tempting things in the pastorate is to tell someone they should leave the church. At first glance, such a sentiment might seem totally out of character for a pastor, but there are some factors can make it sound like reasonable counsel.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: The Benefits of Membership
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Are some people more special than others? As the pastor, to whom do you owe your time? These are important questions because you will have people pulling on your calendar and schedule and you’ll have to decide to whom, among the many people you encounter, you should give your time.