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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


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


Reading The Bible In Community

This blog was first posted at Facts and Trends.

The availability of the Bible for Christians in the West is a blessing.

Most of us have Bibles in various translations at our disposal, ensuring God’s transformative Word is always within arm’s reach. 684 more words


Day 3: When Sin Grows Up

13 No one who is tested should say, “God is tempting me!” This is because God is not tempted by any form of evil, nor does he tempt anyone. 403 more words