“Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?”pt 3

Pastoral Ministry Tuesday. PMT posts give some insight or background into my “philosophy of ministry” or my best understanding of the practices that help people become mature followers of Jesus. Part One, Part Two ec·cle·si·ol·o·gy /əˌklēzēˈäləjē/noun1. the study of churches, especially church building and decoration.2. theology as applied to the nature and structure of theContinue reading ““Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?”pt 3”

“Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?”pt 2

PMT posts give some insight or background into my “philosophy of ministry” or my best understanding of the practices that help people become mature followers of Jesus. part two of “Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?” I would encourage you to read part one before jumping in. I want to resistContinue reading ““Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?”pt 2”

Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?

Pastoral Ministry Tuesday (PMT) posts give some insight or background into my “philosophy of ministry” or my best understanding of the practices that help people become mature followers of Jesus. One of my favorite quotes from Anne of Green Gables is about the power of naming. Anne observes “I read in a book once thatContinue reading “Would a Pastor by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?”

Conversation with the Naked Pastor

This interview is from my podcast, currently in hibernation, and it’s the conversation I had with David Hayward, aka the Naked Pastor. I enjoyed collecting these stories and I hope to get back to this some day. My goal was to go behind the curtain and let the wizards of emerald city share their stories.Continue reading “Conversation with the Naked Pastor”

Dust in the Wind

It’s Pastoral Ministry Tuesday, so that means it’s time for another post about my life as a pastor and this story I find myself in. Hey. It’s been a while. To be honest, I’ve been living somewhere between exhausted and disoriented which has opened the door to some depression over the last little while. I’mContinue reading “Dust in the Wind”

Momentum

(It’s Pastoral Ministry Tuesday on June 30, 2020. On these PMTs I try to make some notes about this pastoral life and the lessons I’ve learned in the midst of my story. I’m still deluded enough to think these notes might be helpful to others. Don’t dispossess me of that notion!) In local church ministryContinue reading “Momentum”