Topic: Pastoral Ministry

August 10, 2021
Why You Should Let Complete Strangers Stay in Your Home

We do it because 20 years ago, an older couple in church broke with their entire worldview and comfortable life and allowed me into their home.

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June 8, 2021
How to Keep Your Sanity in the Madness of Ministry

Work hard at maintaining your personal/communal spiritual disciplines of reading, meditation, and prayer. All is lost if these go out the window.

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January 5, 2021
If You Can’t Follow, You Can’t Lead

Biblical leaders follow Jesus and help others to follow Him.

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August 4, 2020
Why Community Living Sucks and What We Can Do About It

Team dynamics are always a battleground in Christian ministry.

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July 6, 2020
A Former Addict on Pastoring Those with Addictions

Addictions are hard to break for a reason.

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June 15, 2020
Pastor, Stop ‘Casting Vision’

The pastor’s job is not to be some sort of spiritual vision-casting guru.

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May 5, 2020
Pastoring the Unemployed . . . As An Unemployed Pastor

Several weeks ago, I became one of the millions of Americans who lost their job due to COVID-19. As a pastor, here’s how I’ve sought to respond.

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March 16, 2020
What to do When Your Ministry Seems to be Making Little Difference

Why do some people grow quickly and move on in the Christian life while others drift away or always seem stuck in neutral?

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March 14, 2020
The Marks of Servant Leadership

This is not simply a book of ‘advice’ from a pastor. This is a collection of letters from a man who knows what it means to be forgiven and redeemed by his Saviour.

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March 2, 2020
The Counterintuitive Ways of Pastoral Ministry

Pastor, fight against the pride that fuels the hunger for pastoral glory.

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