pastoral leadership

Books

Fail, by J. R. Briggs

Fall books

I’ve wanted to get my hands on J. R. Briggs’s book since the moment I saw it advertised. We pastors are barraged with glossy brochures hustling pricey confabs that promise to increase our ministry, our budget, our reputation, our salary, our happiness, and our good looks. Just pay through the nose to attend the conference and copy the techniques of the handsome folks on the brochure.

Books

The pastor and other sinners

To Eugene Peterson, a church is not a demarcated zone of idealized community. The potential for misdirection and distraction abounds.