Curated links for your weekend reading:
One-on-one pastoral care is every pastor’s inefficient imperative.
While business meetings can be a great cause for anxiety, they need not be. Here are some ideas for avoiding acrimonious business meetings in a local church.
I no longer view this part of ministry as a distraction from the real work. Instead, I’ve come to appreciate that all the time we’ve spent fundraising has built a network of deeply committed prayer warriors for our fledgling church.
If I had any chance of reaching their hearts, I knew the gateway through which I must pass: I must learn and use their names. So I committed. Names became my goal.
We won’t ever know everything, and even what we will know, we won’t know all at once. We’ll be learners, forever. Few things excite me more than that.
The new April 2019 issue of Themelios has 210 pages of editorials, articles, and book reviews.
I want explosions to go off in my heart every time I think about the gospel. And like Paul I want the gospel to motivate me to serve, suffer, and know that God will finish what he starts.