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What I Have Learned

A few blogs ago I posted the following:

“in a few months my wife and I will celebrate 5 happy years of marriage. I’m not sure how that ranks with the rest of the world but I figure 5 happy years out of 29 years of marriage isn’t bad.”

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Christian Life

Why Church Members Criticize Their Pastors OR Why Do We Forget That Jesus Alone is Perfect?

This article by Dan Doriani is an exceptional piece on what is certainly one of the most dispiriting parts of pastoral ministry: fielding criticism. Fellow pastors and parishioners near and far, please take a few minutes to read Doriani’s comments on how and why churches wound their pastors. 253 more words

“And David became greater and greater, for the LORD of hosts was with him.” (1 Chronicles 11:9)

The vast majority of the first nine chapters of First Chronicles is a genealogy, and most people simply breeze over the names and relations listed there.

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Service And Ministry

MANAGING THE GHOSTS

It was the last class I had to finish before I met all my requirements for ministerial ordination. History and Polity were two of my favorite subjects, (I know, I am a nerd.) and narrowing the focus to the denomination into which I was born, loved, and served enhanced the experience. 1,318 more words

Relationships

Looking for Open Doors

Greetings, My Friend

It is my privilege to connect with you. God has me on a journey to encourage His people to grow, be more like Him and to share His message of love to the world. 930 more words

Passion For God

They that know God will be humble, they that know themselves cannot be proud.

John Flavel

Pastoral Ministry

The humble person is like a little child...

“The first and worst cause of errors that abound in our day and age is spiritual pride.

This is the main door by which the devil comes into the hearts of those who are zealous for the advancement of Christ. 280 more words

Pastoral Ministry