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How can a pastor teach children about the Reformation?

Many in America will celebrate Halloween this week.  What some of you may not know, is that Halloween is also Reformation Day.  We decided several years ago that we wanted to have a fun “Halloween alternative” for all the kids

Posted in Discipleship, Home and Family

How do you train stay at home moms to minister to elderly widows?

Last week, we considered what is a unique and helpful ministry for stay at home moms, particularly in the area of caring for elderly widows.  As a needed follow-up, here are 5 practical ways we train young moms in our church to take

Posted in Caring for Widows, Home and Family

What is a unique and helpful ministry for stay at home moms in the church?

There are so many different kinds of people in the local church who provide a helpful service for the pastors to care for elderly widows, but I have found a specific group that shows to be especially valuable.  It is a group

Posted in Caring for Widows, Home and Family

What is the purpose of The Pastor’s Family book?

I received an encouraging email last week from a young pastor who read The Pastor’s Family with his wife.  This brother’s kind words captures well what Cara and I hope this book will accomplish, so I thought I would share it with you as

Posted in Book Recommendation, Home and Family
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