Your Preaching Is Overrated

Your Preaching Is Overrated

There I said it. You may not agree, but you needed to hear it. Now, before you unsubscribe or send me a scathing email about the power of the spoken word of God, hear me out. I’m not saying that the Word of God is overrated. I’m not saying that you’re preaching isn’t...
Why Reconciliation Is Vital

Why Reconciliation Is Vital

As a pastor, I have no doubt you are very familiar with and quote often what Jesus said concerning forgiveness after He taught His disciples how to pray: “For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive...
It’s Never Too Late To Serve The Lord

It’s Never Too Late To Serve The Lord

Many, many years ago I was in Utah serving in the U.S. Air Force at Hill Air Force Base. I was a young Christian at the time and during my off hours I helped out in the base chapel. The chaplain of the base, a friend and encourager in my life, asked me to fill in for...
The Necessity of Being A Bivocational Pastor

The Necessity of Being A Bivocational Pastor

Does God still call people to become a bivocational pastor? Most young pastors probably assume that, of course, God wants them to receive a salary from their church that compensates for all their family’s financial needs (and if the budget’s not there, then that’s...