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 […]

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 […]

How to Adjust to Multiple Services

Change

How can preachers make adjustments that better prepare them for the transition from one to multiple services? I’ve been a part of such a transition numerous times, and made the transition from two to three, and three to four. I’ve also had to make adjustments for seasons that included preaching live in multiple venues and multiple […]