14 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Pastors

14 Surprising Facts You May Not Know About Pastors

By definition, a pastor is one who “shepherds his flock.”  You know this means he preaches, officiates weddings, and probably has meetings in his office to explain some theological question; but what is the role of pastor really like?  Here are 14...
Questions a Pastor Should Ask in an Interview

Questions a Pastor Should Ask in an Interview

In preparation for my assignment to Grace Chapel (by God’s sovereign will) I had already served in four other churches. One of those churches was the role of Senior Pastor. Because of my experience in candidating before, my wife and I were resolved to ask the right...
If We Wait Long Enough, Will Change Just Go Away?

If We Wait Long Enough, Will Change Just Go Away?

The church where I serve, Grace Chapel, has experienced a lot of changes over the last few years. Whether by policy changes, process changes or pastoral changes, we have had many things adjust around us. When these changes happen, they can be unsettling, worrisome and...
Tips and Templates for Performing a Wedding

Tips and Templates for Performing a Wedding

One of the joys in my pastoral ministry has been to prepare people for marriage and then stand at the end of the isle with them as they make their vow for a life of love. Weddings are special. Each one is full of life-long memorable moments. Every wedding I have done...
6 Strategic Initiatives for Discipleship

6 Strategic Initiatives for Discipleship

We have no greater mission as followers of Christ, or as His bride, the Church, than to see people come into a relationship with Christ AND live out their faith by observing all that Jesus has commanded. At Mission Hills, we will live out our cause to call people to...
The Essential Elements of Christian Corporate Worship

The Essential Elements of Christian Corporate Worship

Within the Body of Christ, worship is more than musical songs of great arrangement or harmonious melody. Worship is the underlying effort of all the saints gathering together to praise God through song, proclamation, fellowship and giving. In the book, Worship and...