Articles by James R. Newby
What are the marks of a well-balanced, healthy pastoral minister whose work and leadership results in the practice of good ministry? My experience in working with and training pastors leads me to list four teen important marks.
Passion, pain, and prayer are qualities needed in today's spiritual leaders.
We don't naturally love what is difficult for us. But learning to do so, particularly when it comes to managing our time, will improve our lives and our ministry.
Why do so many pastors want to be called Doctor?
Why is it that the Christian book market has moved from theological debate and social concern to autobiographical faith statements? Why is it that celebrities such as Pat Boone, Anita Bryant, Terry Bradshaw, and Johnny Cash have replaced the great minds of our theological schools as spokesmen on the Christian faith?
Five things the church needs to do to make a difference in today's world.