The Power of Heartfelt Values

A Pagan Messaging Frenzy The noteworthy “media” statistic for parents used to be the average number of hours teenagers spent in front of a television screen. This is no longer the case, because portable electronics and the omnipresent internet…

Episode 112: Candid Prayer

Are you experiencing difficult trials that seem to have no end in sight? Do you struggle to know how to pray to God when you face trials like this? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller in looking at Psalm 13 for an example of how to pray through your…

Candid Prayer

Learning from Psalms Sometimes a believer refrains from praying, whether in private or in public, because he feels that he doesn't know the proper words or pattern to follow. Other times a believer prays, but never truly expresses what he wanted…

Faith Baptist Church Values

Faith Baptist Church desires to demonstrate our love for God in the Queens Borough, leading people of all ages to become joyful followers of Jesus. To that end, we embrace the following biblical values as guiding principles for all that we…

Deacons in the Church

A Role of Service The NT assigns a second church office, in addition to the office of a pastor, using one, deacon, to describe this role. This word portrays the general activity of a servant or minister, one who serves and meets the needs of…

Necessary Church Leadership Functions

Pastors fulfill vital responsibilities for a church. To begin with, they govern, supervise, and oversee all church functions. This does not require them to be present or involved in every activity and event; but they should ensure that necessary…

Supporting Your Pastors

Pastoring Well Understanding that the NT encourages multiple pastors for a given church, some also believe that the NT specifies two kinds of pastors: 1) those who study and teach doctrine and 2) those who rule and administrate (1 Tim. 5:17).…
Men's Mobile Bible Institute

The Pattern of Multiple Pastors

A Regular Pattern The Bible consistently alludes to a plurality of pastors as a regular arrangement for church leadership. Consider the following examples: Jerusalem (Acts 11:30; 15:2, 4; 21:18; Jam. 5:14), Syrian Antioch (Acts 13:1), Derbe,…