by Justin Buzzard | November 15, 2017. Originally published on Made to Flourish. Being a pastor means being about relationships. My first responsibility as a pastor is to know and love God. My second is to know and love the people I pastor, encouraging them to flourish in their relationship with God, our church family, … Read More
by John Van Sloten, Amy L. Sherman. Originally posted at Made to Flourish. Amy: Thanks so much, John, for your very fine book, Every Job a Parable. I think it will be a great help many pastors and congregational leaders. Let’s start with this question: What first sparked your interest in how we can experience … Read More
Written by Amy Sherman and originally published by Made to Flourish. Click here to read the full article. “What am I supposed to do when I graduate?” Recently on a college campus, I heard again that plaintive, perennial cry. Vocational discernment is no easy matter and many 20-somethings feel real angst. If only I could … Read More
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This article was originally published by Made to Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. A look at our “diverse perspectives” core value would not be complete without asking our pastors to consider the question, since more than half of our congregations are women, how are we pastors supporting them and their work? Sadly, … Read More
This article was originally published by Made To Flourish. You can read the full article by clicking here. “I’m a Realtor—My Job Isn’t ‘Kingdom Work’” I hear it quite often—especially because I have spent much of my adult life in pastoral ministry. I meet someone doing good, important work, who doesn’t feel as if they … Read More