Burnout is a real threat in ministry. It’s not just a question of long hours. It is also the extent to which those in ministry pour themselves fully into work – it is emotionally, spiritually, and mentally exhausting. And that’s when things are going well! When there is conflict and difficulty, burnout looms even closer. […]
One way that I have enjoyed helping people dive deeper into Scripture is by inviting them to experience parts of the Bible that they may never have seen before. The weird and unusual Bible stories. A few years ago, I drafted this five-week sermon series, The Bible’s Believe It Or Not. Each week the “weird […]
The Gospel is not a pat on the back for good people.
It is comfort for grieving people.
Hope for broken people.
Love for hated and lonely people.