Church Confidential

In the final part of Pastor Chris Gordon and Rev. Dr. Daniel Borvan’s conversation on church leadership, the two tackle confidentiality, gossip and the truth.
Title
Church Confidential
Summary
In the final part of Pastor Chris Gordon and Rev. Dr. Daniel Borvan’s conversation on church leadership, the two tackle confidentiality, gossip and the truth.
Published
Jul 3, 2024
Hosted By
Pastor Chris Gordon
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Show Notes

In the final part of Pastor Chris Gordon and Rev. Dr. Daniel Borvan’s conversation on church leadership, the two tackle confidentiality, gossip and the truth. They discuss their obligation to be fair and truthful when it comes to personal matters with the congregation. They talk extensively about the role of a pastor’s wife and acknowledge just how challenging it can be. They discuss boundaries that must be established and why confidentiality is always in place to not just protect the congregation, but their wives as well. Pastor Gordon talks about the sometimes tricky art of keeping a “healthy distance” in order to be an effective and Godly leader. They lean on the wisdom of the Holy Spirit to find the balance necessary to share the Gospel and guidee their flock.

Chapters:
00:00 - Confidentiality
00:58 - Telling Your Biz To The World
01:30 - Narcissism
02:00 - Correcting Lies With The Truth
04:10 - The Purpose Of Confidentiality
05:50 - Pastors Are Mandatory Reporters
07:05 - Coverups Can Take Down A Church
07:50 - The Weight On Pastor’s Wives
14:43 - Two Kinds Of Pastor’s Wives
17:13 - A Healthy Distance
20:00 - A Different Kind Of Relationship
21:00 - Preaching With Authority
23:00 - Young Pastor Warning

Rev. Dr. Daniel Borvan is pastor of preaching ministry at Christ Reformed Church. His responsibilities are to “preach the Word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching” (2 Timothy 4:2).

Daniel earned his Master of Divinity degree from Westminster Seminary California in 2011. As a student at Westminster Seminary he learned that all study of Scripture, theology, and church history is put into practice in the worship and work of the church. The goal is to glorify Christ by serving His church. At Westminster Seminary he also earned a Master of Arts degree in Historical Theology. His thesis paper was on Faustus Socinus.

Daniel is chairman of the Heidelberg Reformation Association. Some of his published articles are on the Heidelblog website. Daniel was installed as pastor of preaching ministry at Christ Reformed Church September 29, 2023, having served four years at Grace Torrance United Reformed Church in Torrance, California as minister of Word and sacrament. Daniel is married to Marcy and they have two daughters and a son.

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