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Pastor Well | The Pastor As Worship Leader

Most pastors understand that they are the primary teacher of the Word, but few realize that they are also the principle worship leader. No congregation will ever be focused on worship if the pastor treats it cavalierly or acts disinterested. Dr. York explains the integral relationship between preaching, which is the central act of worship, and the preacher, who is the de facto leader in worship.

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Pastoral Pointer | Leading Your Church to be Welcoming

No one likes to go where they feel unwanted—especially church. How can a pastor train a congregation to welcome guests and project a warm, inviting spirit so visitors feel at  home and are more receptive to the worship and the Word? Dr. York shares some practical insights and strategies that can make the difference between a church that hopes for growth and one that actually grows.

Listen to a sermon where I coached my own church on how to do this very thing.

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