Many of the books written on pastoral leadership seem to be written to convince pastors to be more like entrepreneurs rather than shepherds. Vision and how to apply it or make it stick have dominated pastoral leadership books for the last few decades with tips and advice easily transferable from the business to the church … Continue reading Pastor as Patient Gardener: Thoughts on Pastoral Ministry
Spoiler Alert: We are talking about the last episode of Mad Men. If you have not watched it yet, don’t go any further. One of the things I have found to be most interesting about Mad Men is the way the show portrays the engine of desire fueling everything we do. Desire runs our lives. … Continue reading Thoughts On the Mad Men Finale
Conservative Christians have lost our seat at the cultural table. There is no denying this truth when one looks across our cultural landscape. We, as the church, have lived from a place of privilege in the past, though I would argue not nearly as influential as we have assumed for a few decades, but this … Continue reading A 1 Corinthians 13:13 Response
The hope for this blog is to be a place where I can get my thoughts out there. It will be a place for devotional, political, cultural, and just plain simple thoughts. Maybe this can benefit someone who happens to find themselves here.