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20 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Pastor

Let’s cut the fluff and get real for a moment. Being a pastor is incredibly difficult. The church is often guilty of only painting a picture of the wonderful blessings of being called to ministry—like it only gets better day after day. We somehow forget to talk about the suffering involved. Did we forget, or […]

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Video Book Summaries For Busy Pastors

You are busy. You have more to do than you have time to do it. So how do you manage to squeeze in personal development time into an already packed schedule? I love reading books, but I have more books to read than I have time to read them. Good news. There is a great […]

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Why Every Pastor Should Watch Daniel Tiger

One of my daughter’s favorite TV shows is a PBS show called Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. It is a modern spin-off of the classic Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. When my daughter first started watching it, I didn’t think much of it. But then something amazing happened. She began singing these little rhymes in different situations to help her make […]

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