Book Review: “The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World” by David F. Wells

Book review for David F. Wells, The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World, 2nd edition. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing, 2017. Summary: Last Shepherds’ Conference (2020) I picked this book up on my way out the bookstore. I figured I’d give it a read and I am grateful that I was given the opportunity to … More Book Review: “The Courage to Be Protestant: Reformation Faith in Today’s World” by David F. Wells

Things I’m Reading for Ministry and Fun (May 2019)

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)

Music Monday: “Establish the Work of Our Hands” by Aaron Keyes and Urban Doxology

Disclaimer: I am not a musical expert. The opinions I give are just my thoughts as a listener. The passages and theological observations made are what run through my mind when I listen. I have not spoken to the author regarding his or her theological convictions. Introduction: This song by Aaron Keyes and Urban Doxology … More Music Monday: “Establish the Work of Our Hands” by Aaron Keyes and Urban Doxology

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