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Are You Listening to Screwtape or Listening to God?

In C.S. Lewis’s book, The Screwtape Letters, Lewis presents the correspondence between a Senior Devil . . . Screwtape and his nephew Wormwood. It is Screwtape’s role to guide the young Wormwood in his task to lead a young man away from his new-found faith in God. 430 more words


5 Ways A Pastor is Like Being an NFL Coach

The Super Bowl is just around the corner, the playoffs are here, and the NFL is dominating the sports world. As I think of the life of an NFL coach, there are many similarities between the life of a pastor and the life of an NFL coach. 965 more words


The Awesome Rev. Jones (Navigating Change)

The Awesome Rev. Jones (Navigating Change)

All churches think they want to grow but the reality is that they don’t want a “catch so great their nets begins to tear.”  … 528 more words

Rev. Shane L. Bishop


After all the ordeal in my old church and the experience, I am afraid of power freak. I am afraid of ego-centric people. I am afraid of powerful people, afraid of people who think they own a community, a church, an organisation and etc. 197 more words

Telling the Truth After a Pastoral Termination

Pastor Paul was in great pain.

Paul had been the pastor of a medium-sized congregation for four years, and as far as he could tell, things were going great. 934 more words

Conflict With The Pastor

Conflict and Gospel Grace Reconciliation (1)

What do you do when you are in the middle of conflict?  It is natural to be overcome by the big problems and lose sight of the big God.  2,126 more words

Idaho Falls

The Pastoral Is Political: Do You Do The Dance?

It’s part of the game. Or the dance. Or whatever it is you call the interview process in our field. Or, I mean, the call search process in this vocation. 920 more words