Conversations with pastors from a wide variety of contexts resonate with the theme explored in this article. There are structures in some aspects of contemporary church life that make imperatives out of beneficial non-essentials. And a sure sign of spiritual growth trying to be achieved through human effort is a burn-out attrition among leaders and …

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There is a need for some types of repitition in preaching. Just because you’ve said it once doesn’t mean everyone’s heard and understood. But this doesn’t mean you simply arrive at the same point mechanically in the sermon every week. It’s also why meeting together during the week and talking about the sermon can help …

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