Trust Me…I Went to Seminary

The Joy of Teaching I have really begun to flourish in teaching ministry.  Much of the credit belongs to engaged students.  Also, I am teaching topics that I am interested in (a class on Prayer using Richard Foster’s Prayer and a class on Genesis, which I designed myself).  Early on in my ministry, I got pegged as an intellectual, which makes me laugh.  I really … Continue reading Trust Me…I Went to Seminary

Reading for Lent

Lent has turned into a time of reading.  I know many pastors are avid readers…I’m not.  I’m slow, tedious and hard to please.  I have started many-a-book that I never finished, including books I was enjoying.  My favorite book of all time, A Prayer for Owen Meany, I began 3 times before completing.  I guess I have a shorter attention span and/or I crave immediacy, … Continue reading Reading for Lent