“I’m collateral damage…” 4 Thoughts for Pastor’s Schedules

These three words stopped me in my tracks yesterday and broke my heart. While on my way to a highly packed and anticipated schedule, the most unexpected moment happened. When I’m in certain a part of our state, I try to frequent a very unique store. Every item sold has a story and a mission.Continue reading ““I’m collateral damage…” 4 Thoughts for Pastor’s Schedules”

Bieber Wisdom: 6 Thoughts on the Reality of Rest

I’ll be upfront about my taste in music: I’m eclectic. I enjoy a variety of styles and artists. Lately, I’ve been indulging in Mozart and Bach while reading and writing. When studying, it’s all about Elevation, River Valley, and Hillsong. My driving music is usually jamming 80’s tunes. Yet, when the family is in theContinue reading “Bieber Wisdom: 6 Thoughts on the Reality of Rest”

Pastor to Pastor: Master the Mundane

Every day I get to wake up and do my dream job. It’s not necessarily how I envisioned my life as a child (or a teenager for that matter), but it has become what feeds the passion of my soul. I think that’s really what the “dream job” looks like. It’s that fit, that situation,Continue reading “Pastor to Pastor: Master the Mundane”

Pastor Burnout Prevention: 6 Ideas to help you find rest.

(Please note: What you are about to read is more than a pastoral issue.  It plagues far too many homes so please read in the context of your vocation.) Something has been burning in my heart a lot lately.  Between conversations with pastors and parishioners, and speaking on this subject yesterday at Northpoint Bible College, I feltContinue reading “Pastor Burnout Prevention: 6 Ideas to help you find rest.”