Question: what process do you use for preparing messages?

For years, being a guest speaker, I had lots of notice and used to put in closer to 40hours prep over several weeks and have a manuscript. At my first church as a bivocational pastor doing two and then three services/teachings a week nearly 4 yrs ago, I quickly had to change. First, a commitment … Continue reading Question: what process do you use for preparing messages?

Why pastoral Sabbatical is not just a vacation

Photo by Ksenia Chernaya on Pexels.com I am writing this article/post for three reasons. First, because it may open the eyes of someone on how to pray for and encourage their own pastor. Two, to answer questions and comments I’ve already received in only talking to a few people about my plans for a sabbatical … Continue reading Why pastoral Sabbatical is not just a vacation