The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses how congregations can be welcoming and supportive to new church workers.
The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses the issue of computer use by pastors: how much is too much?
The LCMS Council of Presidents divides into groups to work through such issues each time it meets, until April 2015.
The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung discusses the use of Internet pornography by church workers and pastors who spend many hours on their computers.
In this month’s “Pressure Points,” Dr. Bruce Hartung suggests ways to end an addiction to Internet pornography.
Here’s some advice for pastors who “walk closely” with their congregation members and feel increasingly down and “edgy.”
This month’s column addresses readers’ concerns that relate to church workers and congregations or schools.
Is at least one close friendship in the congregation “critical” for pastors? The Rev. Dr. Bruce Hartung shares responses to that question.
This month’s column discusses the danger of a “pastors-only” group, and a pastor’s servant attitude.
This month’s column explores how a new pastor might best begin ministry with his first congregation.
This month’s “Pressure Points” concentrates on how congregations can support their professional church workers — especially new workers.
The “Pressure Points” column for May 2013 explores conflicts between and among congregational lay leaders and pastors.
With Dr. Bruce Hartung Responding to previous columns, a spate of communications from readers has taken up the issue of accountability of pastors. In many cases, these communications have been expressions of pain, bewilderment, upset and an ger. Their common…