Monday, April 23, 2018

Shepherding Pro-Bono – Why Lay Elders Matter

I know, I know. For some this title smacks of discovering the obvious, like waking up to finally grasp ‘the earth is round’ or...

Jared Wilson talks Ministry and Calling

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to Jared Wilson, Director of Content Strategy for Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Managing...

Caring for the Creative

The book of Hebrews tells us that mature Christian leadership is marked by the power of discernment. Through constant training, the wise leader has...

12 Months a Preacher (Part 2)

(Am I Called is a ministry of Dave Harvey and friends. Ryan Williams is one of those friends. Ryan is the lead pastor of Foundation...

The Painful Payoff of Releasing Onesimus

(This is part three of a three part series. You can read part one, Gospel Eyes: Putting Future Pastors in Perspective here, and part two,...

Your Calling and Your Place

I spent several years acquainting myself with the myriad sleeping positions my 2006 Honda Accord afforded me. After graduating college I set out to...

Remember The Past, Shape The Future

Do you remember 1984 – George Orwell’s cryptic vision of a futuristic totalitarian society? The protagonist, Winston Smith, worked for the government in a...

A Pastor’s Priorities From Day One

Note: This article was written Bob Johnson, and originally appeared in the 9 Marks Journal. Bob Johnson is the senior pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in...

What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Pastoring

I know it’s crazy, but I wish time travel was readily available to the public. Why?  Because I’ve got a few things I’d really...

Taking The Romance Out Of Pastoral Ministry: An Interview With Brian Croft

Part Two Brian is Senior Pastor of Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky and is the Founder and Ministry Development Director of Practical Shepherding, Inc. He's...