How to Tell if You Really Trust One Another

“Do you trust me?” “Of course I do.” Really? Is there a more frequently mentioned, but more seldom tested virtue out there than trust? In most churches, trust is something we relish as a receiver, but seldom a giver. Most of us would choose to be trusted and to have others held accountable…so we could […]

When the Well Runs Dry – Part 2

Realizing the well is dry is difficult to admit. It really isn’t difficult to recognize. It is difficult to admit. In yesterday’s part one of this miniseries, we defined the well as, “a way we can talk about our soul, psyche, and “sweet spot” of mind and spirit.” I would encourage you to read that […]

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 […]