A New Trend in Pastoral Calls

A New Trend in Pastoral Calls

In the Baptist world, an ecclesial culture that treasures local church autonomy and operates in a “free call” method for pastoral assignments, there seems to be a new trend emerging.  More and more Pastor Search Committees are considering associate ministers with...
Life in Pieces: Lessons from a Jigsaw Puzzle

Life in Pieces: Lessons from a Jigsaw Puzzle

Here’s my confession: I enjoy piecing together jigsaw puzzles. I’m still not sure whether my affinity for puzzles parallels my work as a pastor, but I have discovered that bringing order to the chaos of this fragmentation is both relaxing and reflective. As an...