Updated On:  | Originally Posted: Aug 15, 2013 When was the last time you experienced a “But God” moment? Numerous pastors and spiritual leaders (and friends of PastorServe) are in the midst of profound brokenness.  Unresolved conflict, financial trials, unforeseen health challenges, marriage difficulties, spiritual emptiness, workplace stress and the fear of little to no…

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Hey. This is Jimmy Dodd with a pastor word of encouragement. You know, at PastorServe, we’ve been around for over 17 years. We’re gonna hear some difficult stories. But here’s the story that we hear over and over again that breaks my heart every time. And it’s just this. A pastor will call and say,…

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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Dear friend, On February 13 PastorServe hosted our Sixth Annual Pastor’s Appreciation Breakfast. It was an incredible event attended by more than 350 of the region’s spiritual leaders. The gathering really is a Pastor Appreciation Breakfast! There is no ask, no hidden agenda and no cost to the event. The goals of the breakfast are…

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Pray for your pastor video screenshot

Hey. This is Jimmy Dodd with a one minute pastor word of encouragement. Pray for your pastor. It seems so basic and so simple. But I really believe that this is the foundation of so much of what we do. Take some time each day just to even say a short prayer for your pastor.…

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Begin Your Pastor's Capacity - Screenshot

Hey. This is Jimmy Dodd with a pastor word of encouragement. I want to guess that your pastor has a job description. And in that job description, it’ll say things like, “We expect you to teach and to preach, maybe be involved in a small group, maybe be involved in some type of mercy ministry,…

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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Hello friends, What a year! At PastorServe, 2019 will be remembered as a year of unprecedented growth, ministry and opportunity. At PastorServe, we were recently reminded that unprecedented challenges lie ahead which demand prayer, partnership and a renewed commitment to extend the reach of this ministry. But, it is valuable to thank the Lord for…

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Family is pastor's primary ministry screenshot

Hey,  this is Jimmy Dodd with a pastoral word of encouragement. PastorServe has been around for over 17 years. We’ve gotten hundreds of thousands of phone calls from pastors from every state, all over the world. And I’m oftentimes asked, “What is the most common phone call that you get? What’s the most common struggle…

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Hello Friends, I hope you and your family experienced the rich mercies of the Lord in 2019. At PastorServe we primarily do three things to serve pastors: coaching, consulting and crisis care. By the grace of God, all three areas experienced unprecedented growth in 2019. This year we served 400% more pastors than we served…

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Dear Friends, Every New Year brings new opportunities. At PastorServe, we are excited about what lies ahead in 2020. At the same time, we were recently reminded that unprecedented challenges lie ahead which demand prayer, partnership and a renewed commitment to extend the reach of this ministry.  Every so often, a story regarding the challenges…

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Some gifts are a burden video screenshot

Hey, this is Jimmy Dodd with a pastoral word of encouragement. Hey, find a way to bless your pastor. But make sure that if you give them a gift, it doesn’t burden them. We gave pastors a great gift at PastorServe years ago. We blessed a lot of young church planters with a night out…

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