5 Reasons I’m Glad I Quit Pastoral Ministry

Leadership and Ministry

No this is not an announcement that I’m quitting ministry or resigning from my church. This is a reflection about a decision I made just over six years ago. I resigned from the churches I […]

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5 Ministry Killers and How to Defeat Them – Review

Leadership and Ministry

Pastoral ministry is one of the most rewarding careers and yet it has its share of difficulties. As long as we allow people in churches, pastoral ministry will be messy. However, if we are not […]

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Good News: Thankful to Be Back in Pastoral Ministry

Good News

If you spoke to me three or four years ago about my career goals, being a pastor would not have been high on the list. Despite spending a long time in school training to be […]

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Thoughts on My First Year Back in Ministry

Leadership and Ministry

As 2016 comes to an end, I celebrate one year back in pastoral ministry. I started in ministry when I began in seminary in 1996 and began my first paid position in 1998. I pastored […]

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5 Tips for Associate Pastors

Being an associate pastor can be a very rewarding ministry in a local church. One of the advantages of being an associate pastor is that you often have a more focused ministry portfolio than a […]

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Crazy Busy

A guest book review by Deane Proctor, pastor of Queensway Baptist Church of Crazy Busy. Like most Christian leaders, the number of books in my “to read” pile is getting out of hand. Too little time, too […]

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