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Growing Up: Continuing Education and Sabbatical Leave

What I want to underline, however, is the need for everyone to advocate and act for the well-being of the pastor.  Failure to take this seriously can result in spiritually unhealthy pastors AND spiritually unhealthy congregations.

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Lord's Supper: Its Life, Its Power

We celebrate Lord's Supper more often than in years past.. We are thankful for it and likely we are very calm about it. This piece is asking: What is the life, what is the power of Lord's Supper?

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Show, Don’t Tell

As I have been grading sermons these past days (about 25 of them since middle of last week with about 10 to go) I often find myself writing “Show, Don’t Tell.”

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Shall We Do It Again?

Women clergy and seminarians respond to an invitation to a gathering in the Grand Rapids denominational office. Twenty women showed up ready to receive from each other and the Holy Spirit. 

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Missional Pastoral Care

Missional pastoral care is care for the soul—ours and theirs. It is one soul speaking to another, one beggar showing another beggar where to find the Bread of Life.

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Why I Am Bivocational (BIVO)

I am a bivocational (BIVO) church planter, and it's the best decision I've ever made in my 30-year ministry career. Here's why. 

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