When a busy schedule is a cause of rejoicing

There is always something of a ramping up of things in September in church. We come out of our summer break – which was a

How do we decide when to say ‘yes’ and when to say ‘no’?

As a pastor, I frequently get asked to do lots of things. Many of them seem worthy things to be doing, though a fair amount

Depression slays the idol of productivity

You might have seen that a book I edited on ministering in the midst of depression is shortly coming out. If you didn’t see that,

Increasing prayer, evangelism and discipleship

How do you get your church to pray more? How do you increase Evangelism? How do you get people to engage in discipleship? These are