Tag Archives: pastoral care

Why Preachers Need to Read

I don’t know any preachers who don’t read.  Even though most preachers I’ve encountered tend to have more books than they can shelve in one office, stacks of books doesn’t mean that any of them have been opened, at least in a long time.  We preachers come out of seminary in a mode of reading […]

Words for When There Is a Suicide

I received news early this week that someone I knew took his own life on Sunday night. He was a few grades ahead of me, but I knew him as a role model in our youth group as well as in sports. He was always the coolest person I knew, even after losing all his […]