31 Days to Become a Better Pastor: Observe a Sabbath

Pastor

One of the best decisions I have made is to observe a Sabbath. A Sabbath is not just a day off. A day off can easily be filled up with other stuff. A day off […]

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Good News: A Restful Day

Good News

One of the best things I’ve done recently is to start observing a Sabbath. By Sabbath, I mean a day of rest. I’m not legalistic about it, but it is designed to be a dedicated […]

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Pastors Don’t Need a Day Off

Leadership and Ministry

“The devil doesn’t take a day off and so neither should the pastor.” Have you ever heard that one? But then again, perhaps Satan is not the best model for healthy leadership. At the same […]

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Rhythms of Rest – Review

Leadership and Ministry

I have recently been integrating Sabbath observance into my life, so I was happy when I got the opportunity to read Rhythms of Rest by Shelly Miller. I will say up front that in some […]

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Good News: Being a Model Parent

Good News

My good news for this week actually brings together two other things that I have recently gotten involved in. I have started keeping a Sabbath, as described in this post. My Sabbath keeping (which I […]

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An Attempt at Sabbath Keeping

Sabbath

I recently read The Emotionally Healthy Leader and one of the themes in that book was the importance of keeping a Sabbath. It is stressed not in a legalistic way, as if not keeping a […]

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Give It a Rest

Rest

A sermon preached at Queen Street Baptist Church based on Luke 6:1-11. Introduction Having moved back to St. Catharines, it has brought back a lot of memories of the way things used to be. What […]

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