It brings me great joy to devote the PastorCare West Michigan May 2015 Newsletter to honoring Pastor / Elder / Entrepreneur Loren Nofsinger! My desire is to honor and bless Loren as well as help promote his new work and ministry with LIFE Languages. I am encouraging pastors, church leaders, non-profit leaders, and business leaders to consider using this tool to enhance the communication and teamwork in your organization. I also encourage married couples and engaged couples to
(English Translation) February 2012 – Pages 116-119 “Oh, come on, pastors can take a break every Monday.” Just how many pastors can afford to smile at this comment? Preparing for sermons, counseling the followers, taking care of financial matters and other administrative duties in the church… sometimes the amount of stress from ministry work can be more than one can bear. In the United States, the statistics has it that about 1,700~1,800 pastors a month leave the ministry whi
(photo left to right) Bishop John Williams places a clerical collar around Rev. John Smith’s neck. West Michigan Christian News
Connecting the West Michigan Christian Community When he walked into Living Word Christian Center in Southeast Grand Rapids on a recent Sunday afternoon, Dr. John W. Smith's black clergy shirt was unbuttoned at the top. Later, he left the building wearing a clerical collar.
Wearing the collar signals a new chapter not only in Smith's life but also