Loss is real, and grief plagues everyone to some degree. The struggle of grief can present itself through the loss of a family member, a pet, or even a job. The overwhelming emotion of grief can hit at any time. Grief, known as the emotion experienced after loss, is one of the strongest emotions. Grief … Read more New Post On PreachingSource – Comforting Those Who Are Grieving
What cyclocross taught me about ministry. Some of you may know that I love to ride bikes. This past weekend I raced in the Resolutions Cup State Cyclocross Race in Garland, TX, and it was a blast! But I learned some things about ministry through this experience that I want to share with you today. Before … Read more What does Cyclocross have to do with Ministry?
Why Study The Book Of Revelation? Not too long ago I was asked, “why do we even study the book of revelation?” While I know that some find the book confusing or intimidating due to the intense subject matter and vivid use of analogy, I have found that studying the book of Revelation is good … Read more Why study the book of Revelation?
Last week I wrote a quick blog on the types of questions a pastor interviewing with a search committee should ask in order to dig deeper into the identity of the church. As I was writing that, I felt that there is a need for questions to be used by pastoral search committees. In my … Read more 45 Questions Every Search Committee Should Ask A Pastor
Every once in a while I get a call from a fellow pastor friend who is nervous about going before a pastoral search committee. After receiving such a call recently, I kept thinking through the kind of questions I would encourage them to ask in order to learn more about the church. So here are thirty … Read more 30 Questions Every Pastor Should Ask A Search Committee
“if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14, ESV) Here in Jewett, we have recently been experiencing a time of Spiritual Awakening. … Read more A Plea For Spiritual Awakening
As I sit down today to try to catch up with ministry thank you & encouragement notes (an attempt that I am forever behind on) I cannot help but realize how hard this is. This process is a hard one simply due to the amount of notes I would love to send combined with a lack of time … Read more Thank You’s & Encouragements
After recently coming back from preaching a revival and then finishing a revival at my home church, I have had a few ideas run through my head on preparing for a revival. I have preached and participated in several revivals in the past and feel qualified to quickly spot whether a revival is going to … Read more How to prepare for a Revival (FREE Resources)
Personal Reflection from the Reading Nathan Lorick, Director of Evangelism for the SBTC visited our local association a few months back and gave out this wonderful little resource to our local pastors and for that I am very appreciative. In his book Dying to Grow, Lorick dives into the struggles of the local church to share the … Read more Reading Review: Dying To Grow @NathanLorick