Perhaps the most insightful moment came when one pastor asked: What is your earliest childhood memory?
Pastor Church Resources
If you are looking for a book around which to gather local clergy to have good conversation on transitions, The Second Mountain is an approachable and compelling read.
Join us for a one day seminar with Ruth Haley Barton as we explore how you can experience God's care for your own soul.
Want to lead your council into a meaningful conversation about the health of your congregation? Here is a series of council devotionals to help you do that.
Calling all CRC Pastors and Commissioned Pastors! We'd love for you to come to the Refreshed for the Call conference this fall. Relevant discussions, refreshing setting, and nominal cost.
Regional Pastors Bookshelf - The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
This relatively recent book is officially about 225 pages but it reads like something half that long. I found it compelling and believe it may have real value for the ways in which Regional Pastors interact with other pastors.
Ministry can be lonely work. That’s why it is crucial to intentionally connect ourselves with a team of riders, heading in the same direction.
For a landscaper, growing grass is proof of a job well done. But how does one define success in ministry? To sustain pastoral excellence, we need a definition of pastoral ministry success that is viable.
Several years ago, I taught a course in pastoral care at Calvin Seminary. Feeling innovative, I beamed in Jaco Hamman from Vanderbilt University and asked him a simple question—at least, I thought it was a simple question.