Episode 158 - Your Raw Marriage - Pastor, Have You Ever Thought About Your Marriage Like This Before?
We have vetted Doug Burford FOR YOU!
If you need help in your ministry marriage, Doug is your man! He is a small church pastor, and understands the demands that ministry oftentimes places on marriages. He is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, and can help you personally with struggles you may be having. Sometimes as pastors we don't know where to turn when we need help - Doug would be a great resource for you!
Doug is centrally located near Kansas City, KS,
but is also available through Skype or FaceTime. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the horn at (913) 642-2190. No matter where you are in the country, Doug is just a short flight away!
Doug is a...
- Church Planter & Pastor
- Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) (Kansas)
- Educator in the Gottman Institute's Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Program
- Level 1 Gottman method trained couple's therapist
- Associate Instructor in Old Testament for Walk Thru The Bible
- Marketplace Chaplain
- Etc. :-)
Doug has a D.Min., an M.Div., and a Master's in Counseling. He is licensed and certified for more things than you can shake a stick at!
Take a look at his church website here and his personal website right here!
Regarding today's episode, #158:
Doug mentioned SIX THINGS that will make your marriage B.A.D. Very bad. Here they are... (you'll need to listen to the episode to understand them!)
Doug then talked about the SEVEN PRINCIPLES of a good, solid, growing, healthy marriage relationship - and here they are... (Again, you're gonna need to listen...)
This could be a conversation with any one of you 200church pastors who listen to the 200churches Podcast! Gary Floyd has been a listener for two years, and an encourager of Jeff and Jonny. Jeff recently invited him to be on the podcast, and he brings the HEAT!
With a positive and optimistic outlook on life, family, and ministry - Gary shares the ups and downs of ministry and how he handles them.
Gary has pastored the Family Life Center Church in Socorro, New Mexico for more than ten years. He has four children and has been married for twenty years.
This will likely not be Gary's last virtual visit to the 200churches Podcast Studio!
Thanks Gary, for joining us!
Dan talks with Jonny about Pressure temptations, Power temptations, Purity temptations, and People temptations. To be aware of these temptations in ministry is the first job of overcoming them.
This conversation was based on one of Dan's articles from The Pastor's Coach, which comes out every two weeks. If you'd like to receive this free pastor's resource, you can do so here.
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Dan Reiland is the Executive Pastor at 12Stone Church in Lawrenceville, GA, and you can find Dan at www.DanReiland.com. You can buy his book, Amplified Leadership, by clicking on the book below...
Dave Jacobs is the founder of _SmallChurchPastor.com and the author of Mile Wide Inch Deep - Experiencing God Beyond the Shallows - Soul Care for Busy Pastors and the Rest of Us.
Dave makes his living counseling crazy people like us... small church pastors! Contact Dave at Dave@smallchurchpastor.com if you are looking for pastoral coaching to take you further in your pastoral ministry in 2016!
Find many more episodes with Dave on our Partner's Page!
This episode is a part two on stress in ministry. Hopefully, it gives you encouragement and a few tools to use to reduce your ministry stress!
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