I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. John 16:3 The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In crisis, be…

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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

What a year 2020 has been! No one could have foreseen all that this year would hold. As I reflect on the greatest spiritual lessons I have learned over the past 12 months – one near the top of the list occurred in August 2019. In his grace, the Lord taught me a lesson that…

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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Like you, PastorServe is grieved by the murder of George Floyd. And like you, we want to respond in a manner that demonstrates long term commitment to change. At the launch of PastorServe, nearly twenty-one years ago, we made a commitment to serve the whole church, regardless of race, gender or economics. And to this…

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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Quick. Name any of the twenty most recognizable logos in the world. If you said Apple, Starbucks, Amazon, Coca-Cola, Disney, FedEx, Target, Google, Nike and McDonalds, you are correct! The list also includes 3M, Walmart, Visa, Adidas, Toyota and many more. Companies spend hundreds of millions to create a connection between a logo and the…

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The hallmark of pre-pandemic life was busyness. Crammed calendars, endless activity, hurried family life. As the pastor’s wife, you wondered, “Am I doing enough?” Then everything was upended. Our adrenaline-fueled energies spent establishing infrastructure for just about everything: school, church, groceries, workspaces. And still you wonder, “Am I doing enough? For my husband, my kids,…

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“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”  Psalm 27:1 In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is pain, grief and death all around. Today, if you are hurting, you need to be assured that God weeps…

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We trust that Easter, though different, was a sacred opportunity to proclaim the transformational hope offered by our Risen Lord Jesus! In the afterglow of Easter, let’s look back to one of the most important moments of Jesus’ passion. In John chapter 18 Jesus and his disciples cross the Kidron Valley. Only John specifically mentions…

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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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Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Whew! What a February!! I thought it would be interesting to give you a snapshot into a ten day period in February – after we hosted the Pastor Appreciation Breakfast, our largest event of the year. The following is only a sampling of the things undertaken by the PastorServe team between February 18-27, 2020. Glory to…

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