Ministry

The links below access my notes…and occasional essays germane to various pastoral tasks.  Sermons can also be accessed below (see sermons: audio.)

THE COMMON WORK OF THE PASTOR

Administration of the Congregation

Bible Study

Books in the Pastor’s Study

Christian Life/Discipleship

Congregational Studies

Pastoral Care and Counseling

Pastoral Office (page ready in summer 2017)

Prayers

Preaching

Sermons, audio:  by J. Michael Smith, July 2016–present

Spiritual Disciplines (page ready in summer 2017)

Worship

THE UNCOMMON WORK OF THE PASTOR

Aging and Liberation

Chinese Ministry

Consumerism and Religion (page ready in summer 2017)

Environmental Blessings (page ready in summer 2017)

Justice (page ready in summer 2017)

Kingdom of God and the Church (page ready in summer 2017)

Mentoring New Pastors

Pastoral Care for Other Pastors (ready in summer 2017)

Strategic Thinking and Innovation

Theology and Apologetics (page ready in summer 2017)