Tucked away in a book-filled study, the shepherd’s desk doesn’t capture imaginations. It’s only six feet by four feet of workspace, but the polished oak top serves as the kitchen for meals from heaven. The shepherd sits working long with careful eyes, observing the sacred text. Making certain the ingredients are handled with precision and … Continue reading The Shepherd’s Desk
The Bible intimidates many people. As a pastor, my task is to show my congregation how the Bible fits together and tells the story of God’s redemption through Jesus Christ. This is the reason I feel that sequential exposition of Scripture is the best (but not the only) method for pastoral preaching. However, one challenge … Continue reading How do you plan your preaching?
Pastor, are you busy or do you have a full schedule? I can’t remember where I came across the idea, but there is a difference between the two. Or at least there is a distinction between how I perceive them and how others received them. A full day is better than a busy schedule. Let … Continue reading A Full Day is Better