It’s tempting to think, “If I were just a little smarter or a little more articulate or a little funnier, then my church would be a little bit better and grow a little bit faster.”
I have neither felt underutilized nor overburdened. I am neither bored nor burnt-out. I am only grateful.
Whether or not a man desires to pastor, he should pursue pastoral qualifications because they describe lives that honor and bring God glory.
Jesus teaches in Matthew 7:6 that loving others involves exercising discernment. And sometimes discernment results in prayerful silence.
The main thing I wish American Christians understood about African Christianity is that there’s no such thing as “African Christianity.”
Schweizer’s arguments for a perpetually developing polity are unpersuasive because they depend on faulty arguments regarding differences among the apostles.