When the Well Runs Dry – Quieting the Mind

train tracks

Like a cars driving in summer heat with old, scarce oil in our engines, many of us continue to trudge on through times of spiritual and emotional lean. We do it because we have to—or because it makes us feel strong to do so. What we often fail to realize is the longer this goes […]

How Much Should Be Expected of a Pastor?

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 […]

The Spiritual Trait All Pastors Should Have

Church leaders are called to be and do many noble things. Some of us will have more of this than that, and no one is perfect or has the maximum allowable amount of any virtue. However, there is one recognizable spiritual trait I’ve observed in all pastors that honor God with competent ministry over many […]