The Privilege of Pastoring

I was relaxing on my back porch this evening, praying for my family and just reflecting. I couldn’t help but feel grateful for my calling in life. I love being a pastor, especially of this particular flock. Pastoring is often described as a difficult calling, but I wouldn’t primarily¬†characterize pastoring¬†as a difficult calling. Yes, it’s…

Why Elders?

I’ve gotten quite a few questions from friends over the last year about why I was OK with pastoring a church that was elder-led. Here are a few reasons I was more than OK, but even preferred, to pastor a church with elders. I need accountability.¬†Obviously, I can be held accountable with elders, but man…