7 Tips to Help Burned-Out Pastors

I attended a meeting of clergy recently, which began with us sitting in a small circle, coffees in hand, introducing ourselves and talking about the state of our ministries. I knew immediately how this would go and it met my expectations. It was the exact same...

The One Pervasive Addiction Almost All of Us Have

I once heard Anne Lamott talk about addiction. In her brilliant manner, she delivered the following wonderful comment: “I have been addicted to just about everything one can be in life, but gambling. And that is a huge ‘but’ in my life, it might just...

Is Your Church a Short Story or Epic Novel?

The fall in the publishing industry is known as the big important book season. It’s similar to all the award-winning movies coming out toward the end of the year. Every year about this time, important books and movies come out – the books and movies that are...