All pastors should study church history, but there is an ever-increasing need for pastors to study their church's own history and be shaped by the stories of faithful saints and the faithfulness of God.
The danger of focusing on things over people is that we might actually get what we want.
We would never seek spiritual solutions to physical problems. So why do seek physical answers to spiritual problems?
I'm afraid if I go further down the path, the next spot won't be as comfortable.
If you are privileged enough to proclaim God’s word in front of the church and don’t feel the weight of it, then you don’t understand what God has called you to do.
Their works cannot take them out of God's favor because their works didn't put them into God's favor.
Although physical maturity happens without our planning, Paul told the church at Colossae that spiritual maturity does not work that way.