Each week all over the world, there are men – often younger but sometimes middle aged or beyond – who earnestly wrestle with a nagging question. They have dreams and drives. They query friends, consult pastors, exhaust mentors, and sometimes
Dave Harvey regularly interviews key Christian leaders to discuss the issue of pastoral calling, as well as pastoral leadership in general. You can listen to all the episodes on iTunes, or you can listen to them below. EPISODE #10 –
In the book, Am I Called: The Summons to Pastoral Ministry, there are six questions which a man must ask himself in order to evaluate whether or not he is called to pastoral ministry. These resources are organized according to those questions.
In recent years there has been an explosion of gospel-centeredness. Largely speaking, this is a wonderful development. Every Christian must continually be reminded of the goodness of the gospel, and everything we do as Christians must flow out of the gospel. There is a danger, however, that the word “gospel” can become a buzzword – a word we speak so often that it loses its value.
Dave Harvey recently sat down with Jared Wilson to discuss how we keep “gospel” from becoming a buzzword.
Am I Called? is a ministry of Dave Harvey and friends. Ronnie Martin is one of our friends. He is the lead pastor of Substance Church in Ashland, Ohio, and was the voice behind the band/project “Joy Electric”. Ronnie produced
Toxic honor. You’ve seen it. I know I have. In fact I’ve done it. The public introductions that went way too long, the private praise that slid towards flattery. It’s honor overkill, and I carry the toxins. I’ve maneuvered conversations
There are scores of books written about church planting and pastoral ministry. This glut of resources can cause confusion concerning what actually constitutes a church planter and what constitutes a pastor. In this short video, Dave carefully describes the differences.
When we’re talking about humility and ambition we’re usually talking about a spiritual crime scene. Ambition starts out in business with humility, but doesn’t want to share control, so there’s an argument between them, ambition gets carried away and, well,