Peterson on the Pastoral Role

Christianity Today interviewed Eugene Peterson about the role of a pastor.  Peterson is one of my mentors I’ve not yet met.  Here is some of what he said: On the Pastor’s Task: My task as pastor was to show how the Bible got lived. Of course it’s...
Mentors You’ve Not Yet Met

Mentors You’ve Not Yet Met

Everybody has them.  Folks who have influenced you from a distance.  Here are some of mine: 1) Eugene Peterson.  A Pastor/Scholar who writes for Pastor/er….hack scholars like me.  I love Dr Peterson because he is old school, counter cultural and a poet trapped...

The conference I’m still looking for:

I’m told there are over 350 church leadership conferences per year in the United States. !!!! 350+  that is A LOT and a majority of those conferences feature the same basic approach centered around an inspiring talk given by a gifted church speaker.  This model...