Why Church Leaders drop out of the race

It goes something like this: Divine Call/Education → Conflict/Badgering → Disillusionment/Burnout → Eventual Dropout Many serious ministers have stepped out of their lane and quit running God’s race for their life because of this pattern. A divine calling to church ministry gets responded to via enrollment in some form of Bible College, seminary, or ministerial training venue. That … Continue reading Why Church Leaders drop out of the race

Preaching among lions (for pastors and ministry leaders)

Do you preachers and ministry leaders remember the obscure, 2 Kings 17 story about the priest who was recruited to preach among lions? The story goes like this. The Israelites had been defeated in war and subsequently deported to Assyria; however, when the Assyrians moved into Israel to replace them, they were attacked and mauled … Continue reading Preaching among lions (for pastors and ministry leaders)