If you have any involvement with counseling and/or addiction this by Mike Wilkerson is well worth your time. I have benefited greatly from Wilkerson’s book Redemption and would love to begin redemption groups in our community.
This might seem like a ridiculous statement but Stephen Altrogge makes a really good point. His point is that “we need to identify more with who we are in Christ than our current struggles”. Helpful points here.
Zac Eswine reminds us that good pastors exegete humans as well as they exegete the biblical texts. Eswine has written a couple of helpful books on pastoral ministry that I have always proven beneficial to me. Preaching to a Post-Everything World and Kindled Fire (help from the ministry of C.H. Spurgeon).
Man I wish I had written this article. Seriously though, Dave Kraft makes excellent points. Great reminders for those like myself that are associate pastors.
This is pretty funny: