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Celebrate with Cake!~ Way 19

  Now we urge you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 Sometimes all you need is cake to be reminded that you are appreciated. When you are appreciated all […]

Pursue Friendship With Your Pastor~ Way 18

  Now we urge you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish  you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 “I feel bad for you that you don’t have any friends.”  The words fell off her tongue like […]

Love Your Pastor’s Wife~ Way 17

  Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 This is the post that I don’t really want to write. Of all of the ways to appreciate […]

Letter Writing~ Way 16

  Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 Dear Pastor, When I came to church on Sunday, I was greeted by a smiling face. I felt […]

Assumptions are the Antithesis of Appreciation~ Way 15

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. 1 Thessalonians 5:12,13 In this series we have talked about fishbowl living and the public nature of a pastor’s ministry. One of […]