Posts by Jerrie Barber

How Do You Avoid Overworking?

Interim Ministry Workshop, Tuesday-Thursday March 14–16, 2023, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama I observed in full-time ministry, the longer I...

First Raise in Fifteen Years of Interim Ministry

Interim Ministry Workshop, Tuesday-Thursday March 14–16, 2023, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama When I started interim ministry in May 2007,...

Challenges of Interim Ministry

Interim Ministry Workshop, Tuesday-Thursday March 14–16, 2023, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama We’ve been doing interim ministry since the first...

Does the Front Door of Your Church Need Repainting?

Interim Ministry Workshop, Tuesday-Thursday March 14–16 2023, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama I searched several websites for “curb appeal.” Near...

Interim Ministry Workshop, Tuesday-Thursday March 14–16 2023, Heritage Christian University, Florence, Alabama

What do you plan to do for the rest of your life? How will you use the wisdom you gained...

How many churches do you help noticeably?

I read in an article of the Interim Ministry Network that intentional interim ministers were able to help about 50%...

Helpful Hints for Elders, Preachers, and Others

Between Preachers is being re-released this week with a hardcover edition added. In addition to discussing an intentional interim between...

Why Have an Interim Preacher?

Here’s what I‘ve observed in sixty-one years of ministry, having followed a long-tenured preacher, and worked with congregations in intentional...

Forgiving People Who Don’t Want It

Many people read the words of Jesus and conclude a Christian is obligated to forgive everyone, every time, for everything...

What Do You Not Like? How Will You Put Up with It?

My observations: As a preacher, you aren’t ready to commit to working with a new congregation until you know not...

1 2 3 13