Bounceback ( A Long Fulfilled Dream)

Dear friends, I recently took a trip down memory lane. I found the first PastorServe strategic plan, written in 2003. Here is what I wrote 18 years ago.PastorServe will focus its ministry to pastors in six key areas: Coaching, Counseling, Training, Encouraging, Networking and Consulting. That is essentially where we are today. We coach, consult…

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Happy Easter

PastorServe Pastor Consulting Coaching Crisis Care

Dear Friends, Part of our work at PastorServe is encouraging pastors to slow down and take time to celebrate. Eastertide is a great season to encourage pastors to sabbath, rest, recreate (a great word) and remember to celebrate. He is Risen, Jimmy Dodd, Founder and CEO

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The Music Happened

Music is amazing. If you are married, maybe there was a love song that perfectly conveyed the indescribable feelings deep in your heart, and as a result, that song is your special song. There are many hymns that give me words to express my deepest cries to the Lord. Maybe you have a special pregame…

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The Power of Team

                    As a child, I was addicted to playing sports. I was drawn to football, basketball and baseball. I loved competing alongside teammates. I found my greatest joy in working with others to collectively achieve a synergistic success. I loved training, practicing, competing and, at times,…

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Jesus Christ Alone is the Hope of the World.

            The past weeks have been hard to watch. Unprecedented national upheaval has shaken us to our core. Regardless of your political leanings, what has transpired in Washington DC and around the country is deeply concerning.   In the midst of the confusion, PastorServe has been asked if we have an…

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Say Goodbye to 2020

                 Are you ready to say goodbye to 2020? Are you anticipating a 2021 that holds less life altering crisis, fewer challenges and a smaller number of earth-shattering realities? Personally, I am looking forward to a less disruptive and chaotic 2021. But, let’s not move on too quickly…

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The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want Newsletter

While I appreciate the many excellent Bible translations available, there will always be those passages that I love to read in the King James Version. Psalm 23 is at the top of that list. The Lord is my shepherd. I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me…

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Strengthening the Church During a Pandemic

Jimmy Dodd | PastorServe

Unquestionably, 2020 has been the craziest year of our lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic, racial tensions, unprecedented political partisanship, record hurricanes and wildfires and the list goes on and on. In January, many said the murder hornets would be the big story of 2020. How I wish they had been right!  As I detailed last month,…

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God is Good in Every Season

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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Jesus is not a Vacation Home

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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