Some helpful thoughts on pastoral leadership and the implementation of leadership vision from Justin Buzzard. Have God-sized expectations of God, and human-sized expectations of humans. If you can absorb this principle, then the Bible will make more sense to you, your church (and all other relationships) will make more sense to you, and you will …

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Justin Buzzard writes about that which truly brings healing for those whose lives are marked by loss: Give what you didn’t get. What didn’t you get? A safe childhood? A best friend? A loving father or mother? Opportunity? Justice? Words of encouragement? Healthy touch? A place to belong? A good education? A healthy church? Physical …

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Received this post from both Buzzard’s own blog and Moody Publishing. The point is one I continue to need to work on in preaching. The answer is always ‘Jesus’, but there’s a skill in trying to help people see that their how their lives are asking a question that he alone can answer. I don’t …

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