Mentoring: Learning from a Mentor

Mentoring is a prominent Christian/spiritual discipline.[1] This writer counts mentoring as one of eighteen spiritual disciplines – daily devotions, journaling, Scripture memorization, accountability/mentoring/guidance, character development, Bible intake, p... Read More »

Learning to be a Learner

If reporters interviewed pastors after worship as they do NFL athletes after Sunday games, I imagine I would step up to the podium and say:  “We gave it our best effort out there today, but we came up short. Yes, I spoke about the second person plural of th... Read More »

Engaging Creativity

Creativity in ministry is a gift from God and our gifts are never exhausted, but what can stifle creativity in ministry is when we as leaders are exhausted. Most pastors I know are hardworking, tireless men who visit people in hospitals, do funerals, counsel m... Read More »

Developing the Intellect

When asked by the Pharisees which command in the Law is the greatest, our Lord Jesus replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind…love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matt 22:37). For the pastor, t... Read More »

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