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Our addiction to success, to grandiosity, to winning has gone unchecked. We forgot that we were followers of a suffering servant, bearers of the Cross, participants in a cruciform story.
Some days, the joyous thrill will make you want to scream ecstatically from the top of your lungs. Other days, you’ll be so low that you’d rather just stagger off and puke.
Small church pastors aren’t bad at planning, they’re just dealing with a much more fluid situation than our big church peers.
Let’s consider some notable, even surprising, tendencies from Luther’s ministry that can help us in our efforts to be modern pastor theologians.
The new August 2018 issue of Themelios has 170 pages of editorials, articles, and book reviews.