God’s High Calling for Women: An Exposition of 1 Timothy 2:9-15

The following sermon was preached June 28, 2020. The audio version can be found here. Growing up in the church, I never really gave the matter of “women in ministry” much thought. It wasn’t until I went off to Bible college and our chaplain was a woman that I actually started thinking about these things. I remember there was a guy who every time she … Continue reading God’s High Calling for Women: An Exposition of 1 Timothy 2:9-15

Lessons on Ministry Longevity From a Longtime Pastor

When I became a pastor 13 years ago, I quickly realized the dropout rate among pastors is high. Statistics vary, but I’ve personally known several pastors who left ministry for one reason or another. Sometimes we forget, though, the pastors who’ve persevered in faithful ministry for decades. My friend Dave Lewis is an example. Dave has pastored the same church for more than 67 years. … Continue reading Lessons on Ministry Longevity From a Longtime Pastor

In Season and Out of Season

Are you wishing winter would hurry up and end so that we can get on with spring and summer? Perhaps you are already dreaming of sitting on the beach, watching the waves come in, and sipping your beverage of choice? For some people, winter is definitely “out of season” and certainly not their favorite time of the year. I am not one of those people … Continue reading In Season and Out of Season