Tag Archive: shepherd

My Commitment To Pastoring Elevate Church…

Dearest Brothers And Sisters of Elevate Church~ In light of your warm embrace of me and my family as well as the Holy Spirit’s clear and faithful guidance of the Board and Search… Continue reading

100 Months: The Peaks And Valleys Of Being A Pastor…

For nearly the last ten years, the LORD Almighty has blessed me to be a pastor– an announcer, apologizer, counselor, empathizer, encourager, forgiver, giver, learn-er, listen-er, mediator, pray-er, preach-er, protector, pursuer, receiver, remind-er,… Continue reading

Thoughts On Psalm 23…

Psalm 23 (ESV) A Psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. 3    … Continue reading

I Want To Be A Pastor Who…

(#s 1-6 below quoted from Eugene Peterson’s memoir “The Pastor.”) “I Want To Be A Pastor Who… . 1. Prays. I want to be reflective and responsive and relaxed in the presence of… Continue reading

God’s Call To Me As A Pastor…

Passion and Results The LORD called me to full time vocational ministry to “preach the Word” (2 Timothy 4:2 NIV) in late March of 2004. After the LORD gave me these marching orders… Continue reading