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The Spark-less Pastor

When I speak with other pastors I am always interested to hear how they approach their calling. I want to know what their work week is like. 887 more words

Pastoral Training

Morning Mashup 09/29

A daily mashup of book recommendations, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


Prophet, Priest, and King: The Roles of Christ in the Bible and Our Roles Today… 419 more words
Morning Mashup

Clarifying Closing Words

When you are having your devotions, it is tempting to neglect the Latter Prophets. After all, there is a great deal in Isaiah to Malachi that seems quite confusing to us living all these years later. 1,505 more words

Pastoral Ministry

How Do I Know When I've Heard A "Bad" Sermon

Editor’s Note: This is part 2 in a 4 part series on preaching from the layman’s perspective. Future installments include “What To Do When After I’ve Heard A Bad Sermon” and “What To Do After I’ve Heard A Good Sermon”. 645 more words

Spiritual Growth

Why I Love Homecoming (And How It Can Go Wrong)

This past Sunday my church celebrated our forty-third annual Homecoming. I assume that when I say Homecoming many of you know exactly what I mean, but I also know that many of you lesser-privileged souls are thinking of a football game and a dance, wondering what in the world that has to do with church. 1,211 more words

Pastoral Ministry

Gospel Gratitude

As a church we have been plowing our way through Pauls epistle to the Colossians. The major thrust of Paul’s message is addressing false teachers in the church,  promoting false ways to God through any means other than the message of the gospel; the person and completed work of his beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. 532 more words