Results tagged “Work” from Reformation21

The Lazy Pastor

Article by   November 2019
At the outset of a difficult topic - pastoral laziness - I want to be clear that my purpose is to encourage both pastors and their congregations. Where conflict arises over the minister's work ethic, I believe most of the time there is a path forward to strengthen the bonds of affection that should exist between a pastor and his congregation. continue

Results tagged “Work” from Reformation21 Blog

On Pastoral Laziness

Article by   November 2019
At the outset of a difficult topic -- pastoral laziness -- I want to be clear that my purpose is to encourage both pastors and their congregations. Where conflict arises over the minister's work ethic, I believe most of the... continue

Is It Only About Trust?

Article by   October 2019
Recently, my friend Adam Parker wrote a helpful article reminding us that a pastor is not an hourly employee. In his article, Adam describes how the work of pastoral ministry is difficult to quantify and more time in the office... continue

The Pastor as Hourly Employee?

Article by   October 2019
One of my favorite things is getting together with other pastors and asking them how their ministry is going. Most of the time a pastor will say that things are going great, and then he will share some of... continue

A Bored Generation?

Article by   August 2018
Ours is the first generation of Christians that has seriously asked the question, how much time can I spend on entertaining myself? In all the reading I have done in the sixteenth and seventeenth century, I have never once... continue

Back to Business as Usual: Calvin on Gen. 9

Article by   January 2015
The flood waters having receded, and Noah and family having disembarked from the ark, it was back to business as usual on earth in a number of discernable ways. Thus we see, firstly, the restitution of the creation ordinance of... continue

"Men were created to employ themselves": Calvin on Gen. 2.15

Article by   August 2014
We tend towards one of two extremes in our attitudes towards work: either we make too little of it, or we make too much of it. We make too little of work when we regard it with contempt, when we... continue

Books and business

Article by   March 2013
A few days ago a brother in the church which I serve asked me for book recommendations for Christians in business. Having only two or three volumes at my disposal, I wrote out to a few fellow-pastors and other friends... continue
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