Transitional ministry

What I'm Reading 2017

What I'm Reading 2017

Lately I have been daydreaming about this question, “What if, when a pastor moved on, the church knew exactly what to do to find a suitable replacement because a plan and a process had been agreed upon ahead of time?” So, this month I will be reading...

If you don't make somebody mad...

If you don't make somebody mad...

Of all the advice I’ve gotten about transitional ministry, the words of a Presbyterian Exec still makes me smile: If you don’t make somebody MAD, you’re not doing your job! Maybe she was trying to impress on me that it was more important to help a church clean up log jams to provide an open stream for their next pastor than it was for them to like me.