Book Review: Lead, by Paul David TrippReview by Raymond Johnson | 01.13.2022
This isn’t another how-to book on the highway to heaven. Rather, it clarifies a vision of leadership in the local church in an age of crisis.
Book Review: The Care of Souls, by Harold SenkbeilReview by Brady Bowman | 10.21.2021
The Care of Souls is a gripping reflection on pastoral ministry that commends an older and far richer vision of pastoring than what is typically touted in modern evangelical circles.
Good News, Ordinary Pastor! You Don’t Need a Winning PersonalityBy Dan Miller | 9Marks Journal: The Ordinary Means of Grace—Or, Don’t Do Weird Stuff | 07.26.2021
The good news for the unspectacular pastor is this: “winning personality” is not found in the list of pastoral qualifications in 1 Timothy 3 or Titus 1.
Book Review: 7 Challenges Pastors Face, by David HornerReview by Matt Boga | 06.10.2021
Seasoned pastors will undoubtedly find encouragement and wisdom in these pages, even if they don’t agree with everything Horner suggests.
Book Review: The Man of God: Volume 3, by Albert MartinReview by Alex Hong | 02.25.2021
We would have healthier pastors and churches if every pastor read, listened, and applied the principles laid out in Martin’s pastoral trilogy.
Book Review: 40 Questions About Pastoral Ministry, by Phil NewtonReview by Mark Redfern | 02.11.2021
Newton’s book gripped my heart, brought tears to my eyes, encouraged my faith, and put resolve in my soul.
Book Review: The Heart of the Preacher, by Rick ReedReview by Caleb Greggsen | 10.29.2020
The Heart of the Preacher is a devotional book for preachers that provides clear, biblical prescriptions for guarding and building up your heart to serve God’s people.
Book Review: Don’t Just Send a Resume, by Benjamin VrbicekReview by Kris Sinclair | 08.06.2020
Perhaps the most compelling aspect of Vrbicek’s book is the way he sprinkles the good news on every page, even while discussing practical issues regarding searching for a ministry position.
Redeeming Pastoral AmbitionBy Benjamin Vrbicek | 06.12.2020
If you want to change the world, be a servant of all.
Small Beginnings: C. H. Spurgeon at WaterbeachBy Geoff Chang | 06.10.2020
For so many young pastors, the early years of pastoral ministry can prove daunting. These highlights from Spurgeon’s first pastorate show us what to prioritize in these early years.
Book Review: The Elder, by Cornelis Van DamReview by Mark Redfern | 06.05.2020
Van Dam’s book will help you understand your pastoral calling as preservers and nurturers of life in the covenant community.
Pastoring in a Pandemic Quicktake: Shepherding Lessons Learned in QuarantineBy Bob Johnson | 06.02.2020
Bob Johnson discusses lessons learned about shepherding his flock during the Covid19 pandemic.
How the Lord Prepared Our Church for a Global PandemicBy Juan Sanchez | 05.07.2020
The Lord had been preparing us for this global pandemic through the ordinary means of pastoral ministry.
Book Review: Letters to My Students: Volume 1, Jason AllenReview by J. Josh Smith | 04.23.2020
Every preacher can profit from Allen’s book but it will prove to be most helpful among preachers in training.
Book Review: Hearers and Doers, by Kevin VanhoozerReview by David Schrock | 01.16.2020
In a world where churches chase the latest ministry fads, Hearers and Doers is a refreshing contrast.