The Christian Century - pastorate http://www.christiancentury.org/taxonomy/term/10350/0 en Staying power http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2013-02/staying-power <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>I have pastored the same church for 18 years. That's not exactly a towering pinnacle, but it does provide some interesting views.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2013-02/staying-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2013-02/staying-power#comments long pastorate long-term pastor parish ministry pastoral ministry pastorate Thu, 07 Mar 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Martin B. Copenhaver 22942 at http://www.christiancentury.org Cultivating a culture of love http://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2012-09/cultivating-culture-love <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Leaders in mainline denominational churches crave creativity, vision and success. We like to learn from other disciplines. But is Steve Jobs the best person to teach us?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2012-09/cultivating-culture-love" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/blogs/archive/2012-09/cultivating-culture-love#comments apple church innovation pastorate steve jobs Wed, 05 Sep 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Carol Howard Merritt 21003 at http://www.christiancentury.org