The Necessity of Pastoral Visiting

By Cole Hartin Barring the extenuating circumstances of the pandemic, if you are not visiting folks in your congregation, then you are probably not their pastor. This was a difficult truth for me to learn... Read More...

Leaving Ourselves Behind

By Nick Comiskey Every ministry context presents unique challenges and opportunities. Here’s mine: I serve as the associate rector of an Anglican (ACNA) church in Austin, TX, a city marked by the density of a certain psychographic type: progressive, prosper... Read More...

A Modern-Day Pastoral Rule

These will be useful volumes to own — a kind of encyclopedia of pastoral wisdom to dip in and out of and a useful corrective to models of mission and ministry that over-emphasize advocacy or achievement at the expense of personal relationships.

Graveside Thoughts

By Bryan Owen Every now and then the church gets a call for a priest to conduct a graveside service. It could be for someone who has little to no church affiliation. Or it could be for someone who was a chur... Read More...

Wholly to this One Thing

By Jonathan Turtle Christian priests and ministers of the gospel are called with precision and urgency to a single burning passion. Yes, particular individuals may have many and varied interests but the office can have only one passion and where there is co... Read More...

The Unselfish Pastor

A pastor is called according to the ministry of Jesus himself, who gave up his life for the world.

A Good Shepherd

This good and true shepherd’s interest in and care for all of us who became his “sons” was surely a sign to us that the Good Shepherd had plans for us and was counting on us to be His disciples.