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 […]

Consistent is Better than Extraordinary

consistency

[Note: Yesterday, we concluded a message series at New Vintage Church, entitled, Ordinary: A Contrarian’s Guide to a New Year]. In doing routine blog maintenance I stumbled across this post from January 2014. I guess the germ of that series was brewing in me for a year   I’d forgotten I’d written this. Here it […]