Nine Stereotypes for Pastors – My Latest Addition to The Pastors Workshop

TV evangelist Benny Hinn preaching in San Antonio. Image from WikiCommons.

My latest contribution to The Pastors Workshop is up. In this column, I consider different stereotypes for pastors. What I’m wondering about is this: What roles and positions in our cultural setting might be projected onto pastors? If people learn that you’re a clergyperson, what assumptions might they have about you and your ministry? What [Read More...]

My Newest Preachers Portal Column: Preaching Living Water When Your Well Has Run Dry

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How can you preach when you’re exhausted? I respond to this question in the latest edition of my column in the Patheos Preachers Portal. Here’s how it begins: How can you offer living water through your preaching when your well is bone dry? Have you ever asked yourself this? I have, many times. During my [Read More...]

The Peculiar Task of Preaching on Easter

My most recent column for the Patheos Preachers Portal is up. Here’s how it begins: Easter requires peculiar preaching. I don’t mean this in a negative way. I mean that preaching on Easter is unusual for a variety of reasons. Preachers would do well, I believe, to attend to the distinctive demands of Easter preaching, [Read More...]


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