Benjamin Vrbicek

Benjamin Vrbicek is a teaching pastor at Community Evangelical Free Church in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He and Brooke have six kids. He blogs at Fan and Flame, tweets at @BenjaminVrbicek, and is the coauthor of Blogging for God’s Glory in a Clickbait World.

Feb 16

Redeeming Pastoral Ambition by Benjamin Vrbicek

The greatness of our service is enhanced not diminished by the lack of greatness of those we serve.

Jan 6

A Call for Content Creators to Cultivate Discernment by Benjamin Vrbicek

A relationship with the local church and submission to her leaders will help set a Christian blogger’s sights on building up God’s people.

Oct 6

Redeeming Pastoral Ambition by Benjamin Vrbicek

If you want to change the world, have the ultimate side-hustle, and be a modern prince of preachers, then by the grace of God be a servant of all.

Nov 22

Pastor, Don’t Interview like Michael Scott by Benjamin Vrbicek

Interviewing can be a rough experience for most pastors, but it doesn’t have to be. 

Sep 3

Run Like the Wind from Sexual Sin by Benjamin Vrbicek

If you genuinely believe sexual sin is wrong and it keeps you from experiencing joy in God, then what?

Jun 5

When Self-Preservation Becomes Our God by Benjamin Vrbicek

The problem is when self-preservation becomes an ultimate thing, when safety becomes a god. 

May 9

Making the Faith Your Own is Not Making Up Your Own Faith by Benjamin Vrbicek

There are secret things, and there are revealed things, but the faith once for all delivered is not a secret thing.

Jul 4

Jumping the Shark and the Trajectory of Sin by Benjamin Vrbicek

Over time, our increasing conformity to the image of Christ makes us more human in all the ways we are meant to be human, not less.

Mar 16

Blogging For God’s Glory by Benjamin Vrbicek

There is a certain quality Christians should strive for as we represent God to the world.

Feb 12

When Should a Pastor Address a Current Event? by Benjamin Vrbicek

When pastors major on the urgent, we can inadvertently lead people to forget that “the word of our God will stand forever.”