Tag: inverse relationship

  • Pastor as Vocation

    Confession: I do as much or more pastoral ministry now than I did when I worked in a church. That is no knock on my friends in full-time vocational ministry. It is more an affirmation for the myriad of people I know who have stepped out (or been pushed out) of their ministry job. Leaving…

  • Why Americans are Going Local

    Yesterday Kristen and I listened to an author, Andrew Potter, describe the American movement towards all things local and eco-friendly as conspicuous consumption. It felt like an elitist slap in the face. His book is called,┬áThe Authenticity Hoax. (I’ve not read it) You can see the transcript to the Marketplace segment, “The new holier than…