A Special Surprise Inside

This is a Pastoral Ministry Tuesday post. These posts share insights, ideas and observations from my ongoing journey in my vocation as a pastor. They are true to my experience which may or may not overlap with your own. As I was graduating from Bible College with my undergrad, two things happened at the sameContinue reading “A Special Surprise Inside”

“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?”