10 Challenges of Being a Pastor

By Hershael York  By its very nature, the field of pastoral leadership is fraught with such incredible difficulties that we must say with the Apostle Paul, “Who is sufficient for these things?” Leading God’s people is unlike any other task in the world — which is why it requires a calling of the Spirit, and not…

SINKING (1): Is the Evangelical boat sinking?

What is the future of the evangelical church in America?  I just read a devastating post by fellow blogger the Internet Monk predicting a sooner-than-later collapse of the evangelical church in America.    While this prediction maybe distanced theoretical speculation for some, it is an urgent wake up call to those of us youth pastors laboring…