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Knowing God's Will

The major part of my professional and vocational life right now is the teaching I do online. This teaching includes a number of subjects from basic Bible survey courses to graduate courses in practical ministry. 645 more words

Hope For Haiti

What is Your Calling?

In Eph. 4:1 Paul is urging the church of Ephesus to “live worthy of the calling you have received”

So what is your ‘calling’

A lot of focus in the Christian realm is put on the fact that your calling has to be a spiritual one, or it is not a calling from God! 452 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Just Don't Talk About Politics or Politics

One of my favorite pastors, who lives in a uniquely politically charged city, likes to argue that when a man becomes a pastor, he gives up his right to talk about politics and things like it, at least publicly. 1,395 more words


10 Things I've Learned About Preaching

As a weekly preacher, here are 10 Things I’ve Learned About Preaching:

  1. I’ve learned that prayer is the most essential work for a preacher…
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The Pastor and Evangelism: Six Freeing Approaches to Fulfilling our Evangelistic Calling

It’s a pleasure to be a regular contributor to The Gospel Life blog. sponsored by the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College. My latest post dropped today: “The Pastor and Evangelism: Six Freeing Approaches to Fulfilling Our Evangelistic Calling.” Here’s an excerpt, but you can read the entire post… 162 more words

Ministry Reflections

A Little Understanding – Above Ground (Part 2)

The main character trait of a Christ follower/collective of Christ followers that is tied into God and His love through prayer, is their focus on hearing God’s voice instead of telling Him what to say or do. 985 more words

Christian Life

Advisor's Day 2018 - The Pastoral Care Model of Academic Advising

Since presenting at the AASK Conference in 2015 about the pastoral ministry mindset and academic advising, I have continued to refine and develop the Pastoral Care Model of Academic Advising. 131 more words

Faith & Religion