Confidence is a struggle. Human perception can paralyze people and cause them to second guess their actions. It leads to overthinking circumstances and issues that bring the fear of man to a person’s life and introduce inaction or strong senses of inability. This shows that people pleasing is a terrible master. Contrary to popular thought, … More Do You Need More Confidence?
Here are some books I’m reading for ministry. These books are related to church leadership, theology, and/or general pastoral ministry. Some of these books I have yet to get to, but plan on reading once I finish the semester. Dunlop, Jamie. Budgeting for a Healthy Church: Aligning Finances with Biblical Priorities for Ministry. Grand Rapids: … More Things I’m Reading for Ministry and Fun (May 2019)
Here are some commentaries I work through (some in more thorough ways than others) as I preach through 1 Timothy. At the end, I’ll bullet point a few things that I’m learning. Keep in mind that, at this time, I would have only finished chapter 1. Mounce, William D. Pastoral Epistles. World Biblical Commentary, … More Things I’m Reading for Preaching (May 2019)
Well, I haven’t really blogged much since I’ve been giving much of time lately to reading and shepherding. Still, I thought I’d do a few blogs on things I’m learning and some simple take aways. THINGS I’M READING FOR SCHOOL: Currently, I am attempting to wrap up my Th.M studies at The Master’s Seminary. Part … More Things I’m Reading for School (May 2019)
John MacArthur (affectionately called “J-Mac” at our church) is celebrating 50 years of faithful ministry at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley this weekend. It is a great testimony not just for pastors but for every Christian seeking to be faithful to Christ in these crucial times. I can truly thank God for how he has … More What I Learned from John MacArthur