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Help for responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Like you, I have been following the coronavirus pandemic not just as a Christian and a minister, but also as the leader of a local congregation. The chapel where I preach on weekends has made the decision to suspend services until further notice; we will be providing my sermons and other resources through video recordings […]

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VIDEO: Responding to the coronavirus and preparing for Easter

Pastor Mark Turman and Dr. Jim Denison discuss how pastors and church leaders and prepare for Easter in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Preparing for the ever-recurring, ever-new story of Easter

This year will constitute the thirty-fourth time I have preached on Easter Sunday. I have felt four conflicting emotions each time. One is excitement, of course, at the privilege of preaching on the resurrection to the largest crowds of the year. There is no greater honor than to honor the risen Lord. And preaching to […]

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A restaurant manager’s question we should ask ourselves often

As a friend and I were leaving a restaurant the other night, I heard one of the managers ask another guest how their meal was. This is a common question in such establishments, of course. Then I heard the manager ask, “What could we have done better?” I have never before heard this question asked […]

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VIDEO: What does the Bible say about racism? A conversation with pastor Charles Wattley

Dr. Jim Denison, Pastor Mark Turman, and Pastor Charles Wattley discuss what the Bible says about racism.

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The vision of A Pastor’s View

Dr. Denison and I are collaborating for this clear purpose: to edify pastors and church leaders so they can serve the church and world well.  Edify means to “build up, to make stronger, or healthier.” When I started out in ministry, my pastor and mentor, the late Paul Powell, once told me, “Church ministry is a […]