The truth is, pastors don’t always want to go to church. Some Sundays we’d rather smash the alarm and stay in bed. Whatever the reason, there are Sundays when pastors just don’t want to go to church.
Evangelicals have a deadly problem. Our obsession with celebrity culture is a cancer destroying our churches from the inside out. You can see this obsession on display in a number of places.
I’ve spent the last several months preaching through Exodus at Immanuel. As I’ve studied each week, I’ve worked through a stack of 12 different commentaries. All have been helpful in some way, but after working through most of Exodus these are my top five Exodus commentaries.
Landon talks to Brian Fairchild, the first Midlander to be on the podcast, about regular pastors and sermon preparation.
Recently I worked through Louis Berkhof’s Systematic Theology. The book is a helpful mix of historical and systematic theology, with much practical application for those engaged in pastoral ministry. One section that I found particularly helpful was Berkhof’s chapter on conversion, which is essentially a chapter about repentance.
Landon talks to Corey “Les” Speer, Siri, and Hunter Seigler (aka, Joseph husband of Mary) about whether or not pastors are responsible for “feeding” their people.
Landon talks to Stephen Stroope, aka “Stroope Dog,” about disappointment in ministry, and Stroope makes a major announcement on the podcast!