Leadership

Making counselors

I vividly remember sitting in a pastoral counseling class over a decade ago when my professor said something I’ve never forgotten.  He asked, “When do you become someone’s counselor?”  After allowing a few seconds for us to think, he answered, “You become someone’s counselor when they walk up to you and say, ‘Hey, you got …

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To the pastor who has never live-streamed:

The church I grew up in did not have a phone, administrative office, or a full-time employee. My father worked another full-time job and pastored our church. Everyone else volunteered. My faith was developed just fine. Yet my heart grows heavy for pastors who have been called by God to shepherd smaller congregations during times like we are facing now.