Monday, June 25, 2018

A Prayer To Propel You Into The New Year

Whether you're an established pastor or just beginning your exploration of pastoral calling, let this prayer from The Valley of Vision encourage you. -- O Lord, Length of days...

I Feel Called to Ministry, But You Don’t Know What I’ve Done!

Have you ever wondered whether your past disqualifies you from ministry? Are there things you’ve done that make you think you’re unworthy to be...

The Cross & Busting Out Of The Inner Ring

Pastoral ministry is a study in irony. On one hand, it provides the opportunity for a guy to publicly use his gifts, be it...

The Call To Suffering

What comes to your mind when you consider the call to pastoral ministry? Preaching God’s truth to a rapt audience? Delivering dazzling doses of...

How Should A Pastor Assess Himself? Tim Keller and David Powlison Offer Some Wisdom

When we created this site, we created a specific pastoral assessment test to help potential pastors and potential church planters wrestle through the issue...

The Celebrity Pastor Problem: From Mars Hill To Me

It’s not about popularity, this celebrity thing. If that was the case, then Jesus himself could have been censured for having a public ministry...

If You Want To Be A Leader, You’ve Got To Be A Reader

You’re a pastor, aspiring pastor, or church planter, which means you’re busy. Not to go all DeYoung on you, but you’re “crazy busy!” If...

What Mark Driscoll Really Needs Right Now

I’m not an Acts 29 insider, and I don’t know anyone working for Mars Hill. So my perspective is not from the front row,...