Saturday, January 10, 2009

Pastors, preachers, and stuff

I ran across several things this morning about pastoring, preaching, and the like.
  • An article about Ted Haggard 'The Lost Shepherd' on what he's up to now, and how things went after leaving his church. I have to say, I felt sorry for Ted when all of that transpired. Not that he didn't make mistakes and need to accept the consequences, but... sometimes people want you to tell the truth... until you tell it. Pastors are never on equal ground. I would welcome Ted to be a part of our church. Though I don't think he would probably want to. "There but for the grace of God, go I."
  • An article HERE on what's happening in Barack Obama's former church in Chicago. I can't imagine what that fiasco must have been like. Glad to see things are looking up. Kudo's to their pastor, Rev. Otis Moss III.
  • Michael Spencer has Three Obstacles To Good Preaching. I didn't read it all the way through, but I can always use the help so I hope to revisit and learn something someday.
  • In my opinion Jim Martin is one of the best. He has a four-part series '41 Things Ministers Ought to Know': Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.