When the Well Runs Dry (Part One)

Dry Well

Pastors are unusually dependent on “the well.” All people are to one degree or another, but pastors are more dependent on “the well” than others—in part because they participate first-hand in helping replenish the wells of others. When we dry up, the results are felt by others. Pastors are also involved in a number of drought-inducing endeavors […]

How Much Should Be Expected of a Pastor?

expectations

How much should be expected of a pastor? Of course, every pastor has a responsibility to represent Christ well—but given even that mean different things to different people—this is a question worth thinking about. Pastors are not perfect. They are human beings—who get impatient, drive inconsiderately, are insensitive at times—and sometimes much worse. This can […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 129

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I confess I don’t have a lot of trust in news media. But, the Brian Williams thing caught me off-guard. He always seemed like a credible news man to me. Perhaps he is. We’ll need to wait and see how he handles all of this. Jimmy Fallon has […]