The almost-closed church
Inspiring reflections from our continuing revival and reformation campaign.
Shutting the back door
If many church members just took on three or four people as their mission, what a difference it could make.
“Lord, I don’t want to be a pastor anymore!”
Ever felt like giving up in ministry? Explore how to face it and how to fight back.
From burned out to burning bright: Cures for eight causes of burnout
It happens to the best pastors. Take the journey from fatigue to freshness, one step at a time.
Bring back the romance
The loss of romance, whether in marriage or ministry, demands the same principles of recovery.
“Seventy times seven”: How we misinterpret Peter’s question and Jesus’ answer
When you’ve been hurt, it’s not always easy to “just get over it.” Does Jesus really demand unconditional forgiveness or can there be exceptions?
Towards a theology of the call to pastoral ministry
Survival in ministry is connected to one's conviction of the call. This article examines four ways to indicate if the call is genuine.
The 3D Gospel: Ministry in Guilt, Shame, and Fear Cultures
Examining a book that calls for for a three-dimensional gospel that speaks to every context instead of a one-dimensional approach that addresses only guilt and innocence
The protective blessings of sunlight
Often today we fail to recognize the great benefit of sunlight in purifying our environment and making it safe and healthy.