Hey, we’re church members too! Don’t forget your wife and kids are part of the church family and need ministry too! I see it way too often – a sold-out pastor who is passionate about shepherding and leading his church. There is nothing wrong with that focus and passion. In
Pastoring a local church can be very rewarding, and certainly fulfilling. Pastoring can also be all-consuming and draining when life and ministry are out of balance. There are so many ministries to care for, meetings to prepare for, people to pray for, messages to study for; oh, and yes, your
Think about it. Your life span compared to all of eternity is merely a mist, a vapor, a puff of smoke. Blink your eyes and you’re 18. Blink again and you’re 30, married two kids, career… Blink again and you are attending your child’s graduation, wedding. With so little time
Proverbs 14:9 says “Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.” Or-“the selfish or spiritually blind person ridicules right and wrong, but a moral person’s life is favored. Take note when you find good will shown by others today. I know it often seems so
“Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad” Proverbs 12:25. “One day, a teacher asked her students, “Which is more important- the sun or the moon?” One eager student quickly replied, “The moon, Because the moon gives us light at night when
“What’s God plan for your life?” Have you ever asked or thought about that? Probably, but you can’t figure out everything God has planned for you or what He is doing: it is beyond your conception. If His plans were something you could dream up, they would probably be something
I read article after article that describe how socially connected we are but at the same time loneliness is at an all time high. We are connected to the world while at the same time isolated from everyone. Or so it seems. However, Proverbs 5:21 tells us we are never