Pastoral Posts

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Topical Categories

• Bereavement Care — 22 posts related to coping, growing, and understanding the experience of grieving in loss for ourselves and for helping others.

• Biblical Faith — 34 posts offering encouragement for Christian growth, spiritual well-being, and insights into successfully coping with the disappointments of life.

• Marriage Notes — 24 posts mostly from my former ministry of officiating 5000+ beach weddings and encouraging relationship care through applying biblical principles.

• Mere Observations — 35 posts of miscellaneous topics but personal in perspective, commentary, and thoughts from my clergy world and view of life.

• Ministry Notes — 39 posts related to best practices of church communities, pastoral care, and leadership for simpler expressions of spiritual ministries.


Recent Posts

Grief is an Ocean (November 30, 2023)

Gladness of Heart (November 26, 2023)

Heaven Is Not For Everyone (November 13, 2023)

Ways to Say Goodbye (October 22, 2023)

Grief Over Time (October 21, 2023)

Advance Directives for Medical Care (October 6, 2023)

Why Do Bad Things Happen? (September 28, 2023)

Jimmy Buffett and the Obvious (September 5, 2023)

Things You Did at First (August 31, 2023) 

Helping Children Grieve (August 30, 2023)

Question Yourself in Grief (August 29, 2023)

Hope Beyond Their Death (August 19, 2023)

CPR, DNR, and Letting Go (August 17, 2023)

Hospital Etiquette for Pastors (August 4, 2023)

Scripture for Hospital Visitation (August 3, 2023)

When Someone is Dying (June 16, 2023)

Objectives & Strategies for Grieving (May 13, 2023)


    A complete list of recent posts can be viewed at the All Posts page.