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Pastor, You're Not Too Busy

Pastors often talk as if they are the busiest people in the world. This is not true. Even the secular world realizes what Eugene Peterson wrote to us pastors in his book… 973 more words

Pastoral Ministry

It is possible to know Bible stories, and miss the Bible story.

There are great stories in the Bible…but it is possible to know Bible stories, yet miss the Bible story.” – Ed Clowney

Christianity

Why Protestant Pastors Need a Sabbath

Apparently pastors are growing in the wrong way.

This from the current issue of Christianity Today:

A third of US Protestant pastors (34%) are now obese—but not because of church potlucks.

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Pastoral Ministry

It's Not Just a Job. It's an Adventure.

“7 Characteristics of Highly Effective Pastors.”  After a particularly busy Sunday, that’s not the headline I particularly wanted to see on Monday morning.  It did however, remind me of a comment I once read in response to a blog post on the topic of pastors being weary on Monday. 106 more words

Church

Podcats Are Great, But...

The massive availability of fantastic preaching presents a problem as well. It can tempt us to be discontent with our own pastors…

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Controversial Issues

The Gospel Project Chronological

This fall, The Gospel Project will begin a new chronological, Christ-centered Bible study plan for all ages—babies through adults. With the new plan comes a new website, and today, I want to invite you to the all-new… 145 more words

Religion