Pastor: are you making disciples?

Pastor: are you making disciples?

Here is one question every pastor ought to ask: “Who are you discipling?” If the mission of the Church is to make disciples, then every pastor ought to be making them. Every pastor ought to be personally engaged in the mission of making disciples. Why are...
Pastor: Have you ever been discipled?

Pastor: Have you ever been discipled?

Sometimes people ask questions that are hard to believe they even need to be asked. Asking a pastor if he has ever been discipled is one of those questions. Maybe it’s just me, but it seems there is a serious disconnect when the mission of the Church is to “make...
30 Years of Leadership

30 Years of Leadership

I just celebrated my 30th anniversary as the pastor of the church I helped start thirty years ago. I didn’t realize what a milestone that was until I read somewhere that most pastors only stay 3.5 years in the same church. According the those stats, I guess I should...