Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

“The Renegade Pastor” by Nelson Searcy [Book Review]

This book review is, I guess, of most interest to my colleagues in ministry (although it would make a great gift for your pastor!) By my count, The Renegade Pastor, is Nelson Searcy’s 12th book in print, not including scores of other ebooks and digital resources he’s produced. But THIS book is probably the one […]

What SHOULD Pastors Say About the Upcoming Election?

Last Friday, in Dispatches I highlighted a very important article in which the writer, Dr. Brian Lee, appealed to pastors to keep the pulpits free of politics and focused on the gospel. So, is it then my position that pastors have nothing to say in the run-up to such an important national event? Should we […]

Quotes for Chewing on #2 – Calvin on The Pastor’s Voice

“The pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.” John Calvin, Commentaries on the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, and Philemon, Baker p.296