Thursday, July 19, 2018

A Forgotten Remedy for the Worn Out Minister (Part Two)

This is a guest post from Zack Eswine, Pastor of Riverside Church and Director of Homiletics at Covenant Seminary. This is the conclusion of...

A Forgotten Remedy for the Worn Out Minister (Part One)

This is a guest post from Zack Eswine, Pastor of Riverside Church and Director of Homiletics at Covenant Seminary. Part Two The Apostle Paul was physically...

Am I Next?: Reflections For Lead Pastors On The Latest Celebrity Tumble

I’m sitting in the Louisville airport reading a news release about the fall of another high-profile pastor. A week rarely passes without feeling the...

Chew on Jesus: Meaty Christians – Part 4

Part One, Part Two, Part Three In this final post we will consider one way the church throughout history has pursued a greater awareness of...

The Long Ache

I think I’m a patient person, until I actually have to wait for something. We live in the age of Amazon and fast food, where...

Meaty Christians – Part 2

Part One, Part Three, Part Four --- The Way of Weaning In the first post of this series, we considered the New Testament’s distinction between infant and...

Meaty Christians – Part 1

Part Two, Part Three, Part Four ---- The Cognitive Collapse Like a wily eyed grandfather, the Apostle Paul often teases as much as he teaches. To the...

Zack Eswine talks The Imperfect Pastor

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to Dr. Zack Eswine, author, pastor of Riverside Church in Webster Groves, Missouri,...

Rescuing Ambition In the Workplace

A few years ago I wrote the book Rescuing Ambition and called for a rescue. I wanted to  snatch ambition from the heap of failed motivations...

12 Months a Preacher (Part 1)

Part Two Some Reflections on My First Year as a Preaching Pastor As the campus pastor of a church with video preaching, I grew accustomed to...