the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 4)

(A Note: Ted is an amalgamation of 10-15 different students I've come to know teaching at three different seminaries.) Meet Ted. Ted was a student of mine in seminary, with a theological mind second to none, and a relational winsomeness that won over his fellow students, the faculty, and staff of the seminary. When Ted … Continue reading the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 4)

the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 3)

In the previous two posts, I looked at the importance of self-awareness within the Christian tradition and shared some of the contemporary issues and alarming statistics. A number of you asked, "Well, then, what do we do?" In this post I'll share two thoughts, with more to come in later posts. First, the "what do … Continue reading the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 3)

the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 2)

In the last post, I addressed the emotional and spiritual health of a pastor from the perspective of church history.  From that, I hope you gained some insight on the importance on pastoral soul care for Baxter and Spurgeon, Rutherford and Calvin. But we live in different times, now.  In this post, I intend to be … Continue reading the emotionally and spiritually healthy pastor (part 2)