Last week on Family Friday, I dealt with when couples can get divorced. You can read that here (If you haven’t already read it, I’d encourage you to do so before going on). This week is giving reason for devotion.
I would encourage “the flock” to read this as well, so that they know how to help a pastor who is neglecting his own soul-care. If you care about keeping your pastor healthy and burnout-free, then read this book and implement its advice.
God doesn’t call us to excitement nearly as much as he calls us to awe. That’s not to say that God doesn’t do exciting things, but those things that God does usually leaves people speechless or in humble gratitude, not high-fives and chants of “we’re number 1!
While you cannot know them perfectly, nor can you know them totally, you can know them well.
As shepherds, it is our duty to fight for the flock. We are to protect those sheep in our care, from the youngest to the oldest. But we have not been called to “protect the church and its image.”
“Corporate worship is not a gathering only for overflow. The full may overflow. That is worship. The languishing come to … More