Archive for the 'Pastoring' Category


July 4th, 2017

I saw this description of leadership today using the letters. I think all of these things are good, but at times some would be more important than others. L – Listening E – Encouragement A – Authenticity D – Daring E – Expectancy R – Respect S – Service H – Hope I – Inspiration […]

Listen and Learn

June 1st, 2017

I have been in my role as Pastor of the best church in the world now for about 10 months (yes I am a bit biased!). One of the things I have tried to do is listen to people’s stories. I think when you come into a new community for the first time it is […]

Pastors and downtime

May 20th, 2017

One of the things I think is important for Pastors to have is downtime. We need time away to relax and enjoy hobbies. All of us need downtime and time to relax. But I think it is especially important for Pastors as we spend a lot of our weeks with people who are going through […]

Testing the spirits

March 22nd, 2017

Here is an excerpt from a recent sermon. I felt to share it as a stand alone post… 1 John 4:1-3 NIV – “Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 2 This is how […]

Who said Pastoring a church was stressful?

March 18th, 2017

Here’s another one for my for fun category. Enjoy…