On Why I'm No Longer Pastoring

“I can’t handle this anymore. Suicide has become a daily, hourly consideration for me. I can’t keep going. I will kill myself.” I don’t remember if those were the exact words, but it was something like that

Grace Can Hurt

Grace seems to be quite the buzz word lately. Sermons upon sermons have been preached. Ministries have been birthed. Books have been written. A lot of what has come forth is good, but other aspects maybe not so much. When

Taking A Break

A few weeks ago, Hannah and I had a heart to heart conversation with the other elders of our church. We shared with them feelings of being burnt out and weariness. Their response: we needed to take a break. In

The Verse That Scares Me

“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions…” – 2 Timothy 4:3 ESV I’ve not