I was recently reminded of a story that gets shared by preachers of a particular sort. It goes something like this: Sheep are known to be stupid and wander off. A shepherd's job
This is my first week back from sabbatical! After twelve full weeks away from the responsibilities of pastoring a church, I am back in my home office, triaging email, arranging meetings, and altogether
Does Bible college and seminary create scholars but not pastors?
If I wanted to drive a manager up the wall, I would make him responsible for the success of an organization and give him no authority. I would provide him with unclear goals,
These are the three most common phrases I say to people during pastoral counseling. I usually hesitate a bit because I never want to make people feel like I'm trying to minimize their