Category Archives: ministry

Could Your Church Handle Ministry Failure?

Tweet It is my strong belief that most churches and leaders are not ready to handle the failure of a church leader. But even before that happens, I believe that it can and should be prevented. This video is an invitation to church leaders, associational missionaries, church members, pastors and anyone who wants to prevent ministry failure in their churches…. Read more »

4 Reasons Ministry Marriages Fail

Tweet When I tell regular church people that ministry marriages are often stressful and difficult, they find it hard to believe. Their disbelief extends even further when I tell the people in the pews that the most stressful issues between pastors and their wives is the ministry itself, they think I’m crazy. When I tell the same thing to most… Read more »

Six Years Of Ministry & A Strange Dream

Tweet Yesterday marked six years since my fall in ministry. I wanted to take a moment to reflect on those years and share what I’ve learned and also a really strange dream I had last night. First, I’ve been able to help hundreds of people in the past six years. Whether through my book, this website or through conversations, God… Read more »

How to Fix the Church: TJ from PimpPreacher.com, Part 3

Tweet In part 3 of our interview, we pick up on our conversation with TJ from Pimppreacher.com – make sure you read parts 1 and part 2 (about racism in the church) first. This is the last section of our interview and it hits the heart of his ministry and my ministry. During our conversation he said to me, “How… Read more »

Pastor Accountability: TJ from PimpPreacher.com, Pt. 1

Tweet It was 2010, and Tyronne Jacques (TJ) had been working in public relations and had been out of the ministry for five years. He was a guest on a Sirius radio show discussing a book he had written, “How to Fight Google and Win.” The host brought up the topic of the reputation of the church. On the show,… Read more »

Help For Fallen Pastors – Podcast

Tweet My friend, Jeff Fisher, from PorntoPurity.com and PurityCoaching.com had me on his podcast this week. We talked about my ministry here at Fallen Pastor. We talked about my fall, the struggles of the pastor, how a fall happens, how churches react to a fall, how far pastors fall, and other things. Here is the link to part 1 and… Read more »

Hey Wait, I’m The Samaritan!

Tweet I remember the touching story of the “Good” Samaritan growing up in Sunday School. Jesus told it in response to a question asked him – “Who is my neighbor?” Dude gets beat up while traveling home. He’s left for dead by the side of the road. A priest and a Levite both pass him by and ignore the heck out of… Read more »

Help With The Crisis of Fallen Pastors

Tweet It is my strong belief that most churches and leaders are not ready to handle the failure of a church leader. But even before that happens, I believe that it can and should be prevented. This video is an invitation to church leaders, associational missionaries, church members, pastors and anyone who wants to prevent ministry failure in their churches…. Read more »

Pastors and Divorce: The Reality

Tweet This isn’t an easy post. Some fallen pastors who have committed adultery end up with the woman they commit adultery with. I was one. How should we approach the issue of fallen pastors and divorce? Let me share with you a couple of things before I start. The statistic is non-negotiable – 2% of marriages that are built on… Read more »

Pastors and the Batman Problem

Tweet As a Batman fan, something struck me the other day while I was watching the new hit TV show, Gotham. In my years of reading Batman and Detective Comics, why didn’t Batman/Bruce Wayne ever build a better prison to lock up the Joker? The Joker is responsible for a lot of death and destruction and he’s typically housed in… Read more »