Burn Out is Coming! What’s the Solution?

The last couple of weeks have been far more overwhelming than usual. There’s been a significant family loss with the passing of my grandmother and some of the issues related to pastoral ministry have been more heavy and more common as of late. On top of that,...

What Are the Guidelines for Performing a Wedding?

Brian Croft has some great questions at Practical Shepherding on pastors and weddings. He asks “What are the boundary lines to determine whether a pastor can/should conduct a wedding?” That’s a great question for a pastor to really think through. I...

Put Your Spouse Before Your Children!

In Family Shepherds: Calling and Equipping Men to Lead Their Homes, Voddie Baucham gives three reasons to prioritize your marriage above your children: 1. Our children will eventually leave home. Prepare your marriage for the empty nest: To my knowledge, I’ve never...