135. Cinco Pr·cticasóThe Spanish Edition

I’m delighted to announce the release this week by Abingdon Press of the new Spanish edition of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, entitled Cinco Prácticas de Congregaciones Fructíferas. The road toward the Spanish translation began two years ago with requests from pastors of the Greater New Jersey and the New York Conferences of the United […]

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167. Reflecting on God’s Call

Our theme for the Missouri Annual Conference a couple weeks ago was Growing Deeper: Deepening the Spiritual Life for Leadership in the Church. Because the call to ministry represents a spiritual milestone of extraordinary significance for pastors and provides one of the most unifying and motivating experiences of our life together in Christ, we took […]

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41. What Does it Mean?

Iím a birder, and during this time of the year I enjoy counting the hawks along the roadside as I drive from church to church and from speaking engagement to speaking engagement.  In some areas of Missouri, I can count hundreds of Red-Tailed Hawks in single dayís drive, perched upright on tall trees and telephone […]

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