“Finally, brothers,rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” – 2 Corinthians 13:11 (ESV) “I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.” – George … Continue reading The Restoration Tree – a Parable for Exited Pastors
In the course of keeping up with all the blogs, articles and postings on Facebook regarding the state of today’s pastors, I am noticing a trend. Most of what I am reading lately can be summed up into two groups: the “here’s the list of things that a pastor should do (or not do) to … Continue reading Peter’s Story – an encouragment to pastors
What a beautiful thing it is when the Church - perceived by many to be a place where we shoot our wounded - becomes the means of healing and restoration for its own! This last weekend I had the privilege of observing, firsthand, how a small suburban church has welcomed a burned-out pastor and his … Continue reading Healing Our Own!
Everyone would like a fresh start! At some point in our lives, we all would like the opportunity to begin again. Whether in something as complex as rebuilding a broken relationship or as simple as a "do-over" in a child's game, getting a fresh start is an experience we long for. And it is always … Continue reading Fresh Start