7 Things I’m Enjoying about Bi-Vocational Ministry

About eight months ago, I joined the growing number of ministers who are choosing to take on another job while also serving in congregational ministry. Some choose to do this for financial reasons (their own or their congregation's), while others do so out of a sense of mission. For me, this decision was purely missional, … Continue reading 7 Things I’m Enjoying about Bi-Vocational Ministry

The Power of a Confessing Community

Last week, an elder of a different congregation called for some advice on a situation he was facing, and that conversation turned into a wonderful, broader conversation on the function of elders in church and the dynamic between elders and ministers. That discussion brought to mind something I had read in this book by Paul … Continue reading The Power of a Confessing Community