First Glance: Galatians 4:19-31

“My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth, until Christ is formed in you, how I wish I could be with you again and change my tone, because I am perplexed about you.” (Galatians 3:19-20) I (Stephen) will never be a mother. I will never experience the pains of childbirth…

7 Practices for the First Year of Ministry

We did it. One year down, fifty-four to go (Lord willing). Our first pastor-versary – celebrating one year in pastoral ministry – has come and gone. We celebrated by posting on Facebook, attending a block party, and playing fairly poorly at softball. In the aftermath of the blur of our first year, I have tried…