Good pastors serve God’s glory and lead their churches such that their church doesn’t need them very much at all

I previously posted an early comment on Jared Wilson’s book The Pastor’s Justification. You can read that brief post here. I purchased the book on the

If you want to understand the role of the pastor, you can do much worse than read this book

I recently bought Jared Wilson’s The Pastor’s Justification on the recommendation of another seasoned minister. I am only early on in the book but it is already

Flattery and ingratiation are self-serving sins that damage the church

  This may come as something of a shock: Christians are not supposed to be people full of pride. Gospel-centred sermons typically teach that the sinner

Four things pastors are not called to do

Being a pastor is an interesting job. Suggestions abound as to what the job actually entails and agreement upon those things is not common. Most pastors

Jesus’ humanity, deity and the power of the Spirit

I posted some time ago, here and here, regarding Jesus’ humanity, mission and anointing by the Spirit. It seemed to cause quite a stir in

On the "stand up and greet time"

Thom Rainer recently produced a post on the top ten ways to drive guests from your church. He followed this up with a post here,

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