Episode 79

Pastoring People as the Family of God

Pastor Jim explores the central image of a family in Paul's advice to Timothy. How should we recognize the people we pastor as brothers, sisters, fathers, and mothers.

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 — Hosted by Chase Replogle

00:00 27:36

Pastoring People as the Family of God

We often talked about the challenges Timothy faced in leading the church at Ephesus. Timothy was charged with ending false teaching and developing leaders. But Paul wanted to ensure that Timothy didn’t view the people in his church as a project or mere volunteers. Paul urged Timothy to see them as family.

We’ll explore what it looks like to lead relationally, embracing the people in your church as brothers and sisters, fathers and mothers.