Journal Talk, Episode 3: What to Remember When It’s Going Well—And When It’s Going PoorlyBy J. Leeman, R. Ortlund | 08.18.2020
In this conversation, Jonathan Leeman chats with Ray Ortlund about what pastors need to remember when things are going well, what they need to remember when things are going poorly, and how he stays so “stinkin’ joyful.”
What to Remember When It’s Going WellBy Ray Ortlund | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
When the ministry is going well, remember that tomorrow’s setbacks and reversals will be bent around in God’s mighty hands into yet more blessing.
What to Remember When It’s Going PoorlyBy Ray Ortlund | 9Marks Journal: Shepherding: The Work & Character of a Pastor | 06.30.2020
What should we remember when tragedy overwhelms us, or when we lose our way in confusion, or when we seem unable to please anyone and the congregation is stiff and cold—or even walking out?
The GospelBy Ray Ortlund
How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ The gospel is the greatest message of all time addressing the greatest need of all people. However, the good news about Jesus does more … keep reading…
Waiting On the Lord to Renew Our Strength: Reflections on Pastoral BurnoutBy Ray Ortlund | 9Marks Journal: Pastoral Burnout: Its Causes & Cures | 07.17.2018
Burnout means something way down deep just collapses, and we can’t keep going.
Book Review: Searching for Sunday, by Rachel Held EvansReview by Ray Ortlund | 04.28.2015
I am not confident that, if I took this book to heart and swallowed its Christianity whole, I would be ready to stand before God on that great and final day.