Key Life Pastors’ Chat - Getting Fired & Moving On

Key Life
Wednesday June 22, 2016

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In our series, Politics in the Church, Steve has been helping pastors deal with power struggles in their congregations. We’ve seen that church is not a safe place for pastors unless they make it a safe place. But what happens when the uptight, angry, vocal minority in a church wins the battle and forces a good pastor and his family out?

Key Life Pastors’ Chat with Sharon Hersh

Key Life
Tuesday August 11, 2015

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No pastor gets married thinking he’s going to break his wedding vows. So how does a man who is committed to God and the message of love end up doing something as unloving as cheating on his wife? Join Steve and Sharon Hersh as they talk with pastors about inappropriate relationships and God’s faithfulness to the unfaithful.

Key Life Pastors’ Chat with Shari Thomas

Key Life
Wednesday December 10, 2014

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Being a pastor is a tough job, and it can take a toll on the relationships that matter most. Shari Thomas is married to a church planting pastor, and she’s here to talk about God’s radical grace for pastors’ wives and families. Join Steve, Shari and the Key Life pastors as they answer the question, “Is it finished for your relationships?”

And She Laughs at the Time to Come

Shari Thomas
Tuesday January 21, 2014

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My grandmother left the comforts of a close-knit family in Alberta, Canada for a missionary career in central Cuba. Later, she married her husband, we knew life with him in ministry was not easy. Before I married and moved to Spain, I asked her what advice she had for me, a woman also dedicating my life to marriage, mothering, and ministry.

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

Shari Thomas
Wednesday December 25, 2013

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That’s how the song goes and perhaps it is even what we expect in December.  But what really goes on in your heart as the month speeds quickly past?  In spite of its star-billed cast, December’s performance can be highly over-rated and for those in ministry, a month of living close to exhaustion! It’s almost 2014!  That makes it a good time to see where our hearts are headed.

Confused About Calling?

Shari Thomas
Wednesday November 13, 2013

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Last week John and I were steering close to a heated conversation on the topic of calling when we caught ourselves. It’s a subject that elicits a plethora of subtopics and unwittingly provokes reactions, especially when I’m in the room.

The End of the Rope

Shari Thomas
Friday October 25, 2013

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I picked up my Bible and hurled it out the tiny window of our basement apartment. The thin pages wrinkled. The leather cover folded.  But there it hung, caught between the iron bars of our city window. “I can’t succeed at anything, I thought, not even throwing my Bible away.”