6 Things Elders Can Do to Encourage Ministers

6 Things Elders Can Do to Encourage Ministers

Over the last 16 years in ministry, I have served under the leadership of some wonderful elders. They have done so many things to encourage and shepherd me. Sadly, some preachers get little to no encouragement from the elders under whom they serve. So I thought it...
Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Preaching

Why We Need to Change the Way We Think About Preaching

“You’re the best preacher I’ve ever heard!” What preacher wouldn’t want to hear those words? One preacher who doesn’t want to hear those words is the home preacher who overhears a member saying that to a visiting preacher (or vice...
Episode #17 – When Preachers and Teachers Do Poorly

Episode #17 – When Preachers and Teachers Do Poorly

http://media.blubrry.com/radically_christian_crosstalk/p/traffic.libsyn.com/radicallychristian/017_-_Poor_Preaching_and_Teaching.output.mp3Podcast (crosstalk): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSSummary: In this episode of...
A Message Every Preacher Needs to Hear

A Message Every Preacher Needs to Hear

For over a decade, I’ve been involved in full-time ministry. If I had chosen another profession, I suspect I might feel pretty competent by this time. But to be honest, more often than not, I still feel like I’m in way over my head. I haven’t had...
Keeping the Message Relevant

Keeping the Message Relevant

As it pertains to Christianity, and specifically preaching, a term I hear more and more is, “relevant.” I am constantly hearing, “Congregations need to keep their preaching and teaching relevant, if they want to grow.” I certainly don’t...

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