I heartily agree with the sentiment in this article. Too often Christian women are encouraged to ‘feel all the feels’ when it comes to their faith; seeking the Spirit but discouraged from engaging the intellect. I’ve been very glad to see so many excellent women bible teachers and theologians recently, and pray this continues to increase.
Pastors can’t dodge hard questions. Pastors are appointed by God to answer hard questions. They are the figures in the cosmos who must speak the truth.
Of all the spiritual disciplines, surely the most essential are bible reading and prayer. But these can be difficult, and often we go through seasons of dryness. Here are 10 tips from The Master’s Seminary on how to breath life into your prayer life.
On this podcast episode, Thom Rainer covers the four characteristics of emotional intelligence that are essential for a pastor/church planter.
Justin & Lindsey Holcomb have written an excellent book (we’ve have this on our shelf for a few years now), and have distilled a summary of the main points here.