Monday Morning Quick Hits

Josh —  February 13, 2012 — 2 Comments
  • I’m tired of seeing one pastor throw another one under the bus.
  • In my first year of ministry I had a fellow youth pastor tell me to prepare for the unexpected. Not in the sense of expecting surprises but to have a plan to deal with the tragic and the unexpected. Have a plan and know what your legal responsibilities are before the conversation happens.
  • What a church planter learned in the first week.
  • The hardest thing isn’t creating it is letting go. Still trying to develop this habit.
  • Few tips for those of you thinking about blogging, and yes I could definitely use some of this wisdom.
  • Of course preaching makes you tired.
  • Parents of teenagers: Read the texts your kids send and receive. This isn’t an invasion of privacy, this is a step to protect innocence.
  • Free books!
  • 90% of teens who witness cyber-bullying don’t report it.
  • The Evangelical Industrial Complex and how it propagates itself.
  • Sabbaticals to write a book aren’t Sabbaticals.
  • Without clarity, people think you don’t know what you are talking about.
  • Casual Church.
  • I wrote for the World Vision Act:s Faith and Justice blog.

Stop leading with, “Here is the vision, figure out how you can help.”

Start leading with, “God has a vision for you and we want to help.”

Dave Ferguson


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Josh is a Rookie Pastor who after nearly a decade in student ministry is planting a church in Northern Kentucky. Like everyone else he doesn't know what he's doing Rookie Pastor is just the venue to share the mistakes and what he is learning along the way.

2 responses to Monday Morning Quick Hits

  1. Thanks for the shout. I like what you have going on here. Keep up the great stuff!

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