A Desire for More Pastors, Not Necessarily Preachers

Leadership in today’s society is such a hot-button issue. Our society is so polarized that leaders are loved by half the population and hated by the other half. On any scale, large or small, people seem to always find things to complain about when it comes to leaders in society. In sports, the greatest athletes … More A Desire for More Pastors, Not Necessarily Preachers

Book Review: “Portraits of a Pastor: The 9 Essential Roles of a Church Leader” ed. by Jason Allen

“Portraits of a Pastor: The 9 Essential Roles of a Church Leader.” Edited by Jason K. Allen. Chicago, IL: Moody Publishers, 2017. I recently finished reading this book on pastoral ministry and was immensely blessed. As a young pastor, I find it necessary to immerse myself in literature that reminds me of the biblical mandates … More Book Review: “Portraits of a Pastor: The 9 Essential Roles of a Church Leader” ed. by Jason Allen

Book Review: Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley

Dealing with problem people in the church is the experience of all pastors, leaders, and congregations. Since difficult people are all too common in the church today, Christians have wondered how to best approach and help them. Marshall Shelley’s “Well-Intentioned Dragons” seeks to be that help. Shelley uses a strong metaphor of a dragon to … More Book Review: Well-Intentioned Dragons by Marshall Shelley