Pastor, Preach to the People in the Room Preaching is of utmost importance for the pastor, but pastors must remember that they preach to people. As Nathaniel Williams notes here, "Knowing our church members’ interests
As it is very doubtful whether I shall be able to attend your ordination, you will allow me to fill up the sheet with brotherly counsel. You are about to enter, my brother, on the
Pastor, Your People Need the Hard Texts "When’s the last time you heard a sermon on Genesis 38? Can you summarize the story of Genesis 38? I’m sure you’re aware of the next story in
I love the word productive. In fact, I use it a lot with my kids. Are you doing something productive? Find something productive to do. Is that productive? What have you done today that’s productive?
“Let patience have her perfect work that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.”—James 1:4. We sometimes speak of the troubles of the present state, and are ready to sink under the complicated afflictions
The Seductive Sin We Never Talk About "There’s a dangerous species of pride that often goes unnoticed and unbattled in the Christian life, yet it kills. It poisons relationships. It prevents us from repentance. And
Crabtree, Sam. Practicing Thankfulness: Cultivating a Grateful Heart in all Circumstances. Wheaton: Crossway, 2021. 145 pp. Introduction Don’t you love it when you are surprised with a blessing? Rooted in 1 Thessalonians 5:18, my pastors