Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling continues to dominate much of the discussion online and in the media. Ed contributed this well-reasoned article to the discussion.
I have an episode of Rainer on Leadership coming soon with Ron Edmondson on this topic, but Jared shares some good tips for introverted pastors as well in this interview.
After my recent twitter poll about how long pastors preach, several commenters explained their reason for using a manuscript was to ensure a certain timeframe for their sermon. Eric lists some more good reasons for preaching from a manuscript.
Self care is important for pastors. It’s easy for pastors to get discouraged when things just aren’t going the way you’d like them to. But Paul provides a list of questions to help pastors who are feeling discouraged.
Thousands of churches are served by bivocational pastors. This position is one of the most demanding in ministry, but can also be one of the most enriching. Philip’s reflections on his current season of ministry as a bivocational pastor provide great insight into what is required of so many pastors.