"May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal encouragement
and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word."
- II Thessalonians 2:16-17
November is National Adoption Month!
As a clergy member, you can inspire your church to minister to vulnerable children. We're offering a free bulletin insert to help you raise awareness in your church. To request the PDF, just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We're so glad you found our website! If you're a pastor or a family member of a pastor or missionary, you will find all kinds of practical information and encouragement here.
Ministry is a high calling, but it's not for the faint of heart! Inherent in this line of work can be long hours, expectations of others, self-sacrifice and incredible times of joy. The Clergy Care Network and Focus on the Family Canada are here to help provide guidance when life is challenging — and to rejoice with you when things are going well.
Please call us toll-free at 1.888.5.CLERGY or email us at email@example.com. Let us know if we can serve you through complimentary phone counselling, consultation, resource or retreat suggestions or counselling referrals.
The resilient pastor
by Laird Crump
One crucial competency for pastors is resiliency. An effective pastor needs to be able to bounce back after encountering the waves of discouragement that come with the pastoral territory.
An open letter to my pastor
by Leah Fox
A heartfelt letter of thanks to celebrate clergy appreciation month.
Our battle for a porn-free marriage
No one enters a marriage equipped to deal with addictions and betrayal. No one can navigate through so much hurt and destruction on their own. No one can see hope or a future when their world is caving in on itself.
by Laird Crump
The mentor-mentee relationship is fascinating to observe. Who wouldn't want someone's support and guidance as they work through the challenges of life?
For more, visit our article archive.
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| Current Thoughts & Issues
Is viewing pornography grounds for divorce?
Have you ever been asked this question? What was your answer?
We address this issue in our article on Focushelps.ca. Do you agree or disagree? Email us your thoughts.
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