The Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Pastoring and Teaching


the gifts of the Holy Spirit: pastoring and teaching

Messages and Essays Related to the Gifts of Pastoring and Teaching

Developing the Gift of Pastoring p1 and p2 (and ppt) (video, Neighborhood Church of Dorchester, May 28, 2017)

Ephesians 4:11:  An Evaluation of the 'Five-Fold Ministry' and 'the Charismatic Restoration' A thorough exploration, especially, of the terms apostle, prophet, and pastor

The Church and Women in Leadership resources on the theological, biblical, and historical foundation for women in leadership

Preacher’s Corner resources related to preaching (expository and otherwise), illustrating a message, and storytelling

Atonement Theology: The Meaning of Jesus’ Death resources related to medical substitutionary atonement

Desire: Jesus Guides Us to True Beauty resources related to human desire and how to interpret them, including how Christian spiritual formation can shape desire

God’s Goodness: The Trinity resources related to God’s nature as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and its significance

Other Books and Articles Related to the Gifts of Pastoring and Teaching

John Cook, Learning “Just in Case” versus “Just in Time” (Lifehacker, Mar 15, 2010) a great introduction to the tension of preparing people

David Briggs, The No.1 Reason Teens Keep the Faith as Young Adults (Huffington Post, Dec 29, 2014) 

Dorothy Greco, Pastoring Your Church Through a Leader’s Misconduct (Christianity Today, May 5, 2015)

Ted Johnston, Pastoral Care as Moral Advocacy (The Surprising God blog, Nov 16, 2015)

Jason Cross, The Gift of Teaching (Neighborhood Church of Dorchester, May 21, 2017)  


The Gifts of the Holy Spirit