Lessons from Four Years of Gardening and Gospel Ministry

One of the most exciting things about moving from apartment living into a home in SC was the opportunity to begin gardening. As a high schooler, I spent summers with my friends as landscape artists (*ahem*, read "mulch throwers and weed-eaters." Our preferred term for ourselves was "grass maggots"). I had some experience planting flowers … Continue reading Lessons from Four Years of Gardening and Gospel Ministry

What Your Pastors Really Need (Hint: It’s Not Your Advice)

There is more pressure on the local pastor than ever.  We have pressure to live up to the giftedness of the renowned preachers that fill the earbuds of our congregants during the week.  We fight the sense of inferiority that comes when we see pictures of other churches on Facebook that are overflowing with young … Continue reading What Your Pastors Really Need (Hint: It’s Not Your Advice)