In the midst of a reflection about pastoral commitment (and not making decisions on Mondays), Tom Ascol makes a point about pastoral calling that is helpful; one that makes more and more sense as the years go by. When considering a call to ministry, along with consideration about whether to go, the thought needs to …

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A graceless heart can be at the centre of what appears to be a commendable life. Not demonstrably bad, even hardworking and knowledgeable. But graceless hearts grumble. From Jared Longshore at Founders Ministries: Jesus found grumbling so off putting that he lined up three parables to fix it. We are commanded in the Bible to …

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