What is the true job of a pastor?

The other day I had a delightful call with a young leader who brought up the topic of how a Pastor’s role appears to have terribly wandered today. I did a little digging on what others are saying… “Most books on church growth and leadership today argue that if pastors continue to do what pastorsContinue reading “What is the true job of a pastor?”

Helping the Hurting

I’m realizing as we head home from a week vacation… My list of those who are ill, hurting, dying or who are walking loved ones through terminal illness seems to be growing. I’m reminded of when Jesus wept over Lazarus. When I get home and out of this can of (loving and adorable) sardines, firstContinue reading “Helping the Hurting”

Every Follower of Christ Could Be a Pastor

“We are all missionaries… Wherever we go, we either bring people nearer to Christ, or we repel them from Christ.” ~Eric Liddell If you are a follower of Christ, where you are is your mission field. Where you work is your congregation. Christ is our Shepherd and he calls us to shepherd the flock aroundContinue reading “Every Follower of Christ Could Be a Pastor”