10 Quotes from “Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry”

I've been working through this book on and off for the past couple of months. I got a little bogged down at times because, while the content was excellent, it did seem a bit repetitive. That being said, it was definitely worth the time spent finishing it because it called me to take a step … Continue reading 10 Quotes from “Dangerous Calling: Confronting the Unique Challenges of Pastoral Ministry”

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Prayer is a Sign of Weakness

One of the fundamental concepts of prayer is that it's an action of looking outside of ourselves for what we can't find inside. That means, at its core, prayer is an admission of weakness, inability, and humility. Two Examples: Psalm 51 You'll notice that in David's famous prayer of repentance it's God that has mercy (v. … Continue reading Prayer is a Sign of Weakness

25 Quotes from “Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief”

I had the pleasure of reading this book with a small group of men in my church. It's quite a long book, so it was great to have the accountability of friends to keep me motivated. Frame definitely  has the ability to bog me down at times with some of the real dense and technical … Continue reading 25 Quotes from “Systematic Theology: An Introduction to Christian Belief”