Pastors are people. They are susceptible to the same emotional challenges everyone else faces. From time to time, they question their abilities, skills, direction and effectiveness.
But unlike every other member of the church, most pastors do not have a … Read More
In strength training, athletes make use of machines and free weights. Machines offer guidance. The machine guides the athlete to ensure proper form. However, it is the lack of such guidance that makes free weights more effective. Without structure, the … Read More
“I don’t belong here.” That was the first thought that entered my mind when I walked into the room labeled, “singles.”
I had recently relocated and was interested in building relationships in my new church home. On that particular Sunday … Read More
I started “real dating” in High School. By “real dating” I mean actually driving to the girl’s house, picking her up, paying for dinner and taking her home (usually by curfew). “Real dating” was far beyond the Jr. High “I’ll-meet-you-at-the-movie-with-all-our-friends-when-my-parents-drop-me-off” … Read More