Tag Archives: Pastors

On Presbyterians and Potato Chips

Progressive Presbyterian Scholars open the bag, and seeing that all the chips are of different size and shape, determine that they could not have come from the same potato and therefore the chips cannot be trusted. Continue reading

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“Cat-Herding” & “Whack-A-Mole” Ministry

Though not standard job titles, I think they describe well some of the duties of pastoral ministry. They might even apply to your life as well. Read on! Continue reading

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A Minister’s Vacation

“O Lord, look upon the doubts and discouragements of my ministry and keep me from self-importance.” A prayer before I leave for vacation.
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Pride and the Pastorate

As a pastor, I am keenly aware of the sins with which I struggle.  It makes me a little more tolerant when those around me struggle in sin.  I spend a good amount of time in prayer every Sunday morning, … Continue reading

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