Saturday, July 21, 2018

12 Months a Preacher (Part 2)

I’m a new pastor in a new church who is new to preaching. But I’m discovering that the call to preach brings blessings and...

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...

Tool: Caring For Your Lead Pastor

Our friends at the Sojourn Network put together this handy tool: a post preaching checklist adapted from my article Caring For Your Lead Pastor....

The Painful Payoff of Releasing Onesimus

Part One, Part Two This is the final installment of our series reflecting on Paul’s letter to Philemon. This epistle provides us with both an...

Gospel Eyes (Putting Future Pastors in Perspective)

Part Two, Part Three Philemon is a fascinating, yet often overlooked, epistle of Paul. Many of the curious contextual details of this short letter have...

Matt Perman talks Biblical Productivity

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to Matt Perman, author of the book What's Best Next? about how the gospel transforms...

Bob Osborne talks Missions

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to Bob Osborne, Executive Director of Serge. Serge supplies missions resources, care, mentoring...

Mike Bullmore talks Preaching

In this episode of the “Am I Called?” podcast, Dave talks to pastor Mike Bullmore.  Mike is the senior pastor of CrossWay Community Church in Kenosha,...

Church Plant Chronicles 1 – Of Good Courage

Church planting is gutsy. I’m not trying to pat myself on the back here, but church planting is not for the faint of heart....

Ambition Without Risk?

The illusion of safety on American soil was shattered by 9/11. Collapsing along with the twin towers was the assumption that our businesses, homes,...