The Answer for Isolation & Loneliness in Ministry Life

Proverbs 4:23 – “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” (ESV)                                “Keep vigilant watch over your heart; that’s where life starts.” MSG 1 Timothy 4:16 - “Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will … Continue reading The Answer for Isolation & Loneliness in Ministry Life

Finding Hope in the Midst of Conflict – Part 3

I have mentioned this very impressive TED talk before, but it bears repeating here due to its direct impact on how we look at conflict. It opens the door to the final step in finding hope in the middle of strained relationships and sticky situations. Management expert Margaret Heffernan, in a thought-provoking talk given at … Continue reading Finding Hope in the Midst of Conflict – Part 3

What does God require?

This is a re-post from "The Brook Network". I am very interested in the work Mel Lawrenz is doing on spiritual influence. Mel is the Minister-at-Large from Elmbrook Church. http://www.thebrooknetwork.org/about/ What Does God Require?    by Mel Lawrenz All of us wrestle with the expectations that other people have of us. The only expectations that matter, ultimately, are God's … Continue reading What does God require?