Curated links for your weekend reading:
“I’m not a reader” – I’ve heard this from a fair number of pastors and those training to be pastors over the years. My response is, “You should become one for the sake of your call, the care of those you’re leading and for the lost culture God has placed you in.”
Instead of a novel that will be around for a long time, and that will, with luck, be read by many people, there is a bunch of e-mail messages that I have sent out to individual persons…
We are more likely to bypass true justice, mercy, and humility when we overlook slander in service of a good cause.
People on all sides of today’s debates about gender and sexuality depend on Christian ideas.
By God’s grace, I’ve had the joy of serving as the chairman of the elders for the last three years at Capitol Hill Baptist Church. I’ve been taking notes on lessons I’ve learned as chairman. What follows are 20 of those lessons.
The question I faced is is how to deal with opposition and continue in faithful pastoral ministry. These six considerations may prove helpful.
Pastors: expect conflict. Deal with it. Get to the real issue, rather than just dealing with surface issues. Above all, seek the wellbeing of the church, even at personal cost.