Entries by Stacy Morgan

We Give Thanks to God Always for All of You

“We give thanks to God always for all of you, constantly mentioning you in our prayers, remembering before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.” – 1Thessalonians 1:2-3 (ESV) We are 120 days past the first stay-at-home order and Louisiana Baptists […]

En Garde Pastor!

“Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.” – Acts 20:28 (NASB) Serving the church has certainly been challenging during the COVID19 crisis. This novel virus has demanded innovative skills and […]

4 Pivotal Steps for Pastors in Transition

We often think about Pastor Search teams vetting pastors, but for the pastor in transition, it is so important that a pastor vet a church. Wise pastoral candidates will not avoid this important step. Here are some common steps that some pastors take to learn more about a prospective church. But how? Seek the LORD […]

Ten Steps for Vetting Your Next Pastor

Recently a small Louisiana Baptist church began the process of seeking a pastor. Resumes were received from all over the region, and a few from as far away as Missouri, but one candidate caught the attention and interest of the search team. His resume more than impressed the search committee. He had a doctorate and […]

Shepherd’s Rest Ministry

Spiritual burnout of pastors is a genuine area of concern for churches. The Shepherd’s Rest provides the resources necessary for: The pastor to take a brief sabbatical of up to four Sundays Pastoral oversight of the church in his absence at little to no cost to the church An extended season of rest for Holy […]