Vulnerable. Not the first word that comes to mind when you think about strong leaders. Yet, this word, “Vulnerable,” is … Continue reading The Vulnerable Pastor
This seems to be the perennial question for most leaders, especially those who are trying to be missional – where … Continue reading Should I focus on Discipleship or Evangelism?
I really didn’t expect things to be like this – but its simply the way things turned out. Not that … Continue reading 15 Life Giving Habits for Ministry
When Richard Hays says something you listen. The author of such ground shaking books like The Moral Vision of the … Continue reading Richard Hays on Being Pastoral-Theologians like Paul
In a few weeks Scot McKnight’s new book, The Kingdom Conspiracy, will come out. I got my hands on it … Continue reading Love the Local Church!
In the beginning there was “Missional,” then “Gospel-Centered,” and finally “APEST.” Don’t get me wrong I believe recovering the Ephesians … Continue reading Book Review – Primal Fire by Neil Cole
In just three short days I will be married. It blows my mind even thinking about that. Thankfully God has … Continue reading Book Review – The Pastor’s Family by Brian and Cara Croft
A while ago Religion News Service’s Jonathan Merritt ( @JonathanMerritt ) interviewed Eugene Peterson (author of The Message) about pastoral … Continue reading The Art of Pastoring
Every time I get paid I buy a couple of books. Right now I am buying as many books as … Continue reading This Paycheck’s Book Purchases (October 12th)
“Do not go beyond what is written…” Paul says this in regard to assessing servants of Christ. He tells us … Continue reading Paul and Introverted Pastors