Understand the Bible and God Better with the NIV Zondervan Study Bible
Last month, Zondervan was pleased to release a ground-breaking new study Bible built on the most widely-read English Bible translation, the ...Read More
10 Practical Steps for Living as an Ecclesial Theologian
As we begin another seminary school year and restart our church ministries post-summer, I’d like to recommend a vision of pastoral leadershi...Read More
Brueggemann, Gaventa, & McKnight Share Stories of Faith and Scholarship
I became a scholar (or teacher, or pastor) because of my professor, Professor x. I imagine it wasn’t difficult to fill in the x. Now imagi...Read More
A Taxonomy of the Term - An Excerpt from The Pastor Theologian
In chapter 6 of their recent release The Pastor Theologian, Gerald Hiestand and Todd Wilson take the opportunity to explain the three catego...Read More
Which Type of Pastor Theologian Are You: Local, Popular, or Ecclesial?
In their new book Gerald Hiestand and Todd Wilson have identified one of the more important crises of our day: the divorce of the theologian...Read More
Stewarding Power Well – An Excerpt from The Emotionally Healthy Leader
As Peter Scazzero argues in his recent book The Emotionally Healthy Leader, God has given everyone power and leadership in some area, and he...Read More
Nonexistent Pastor Theologians Have Led to Theological-Ecclesial Anemia
The American church is suffering. Pastors are suffering, because they don’t know who they are and what they are supposed to be doing; church...Read More
Do You Have the Only Quality that Matters for Healthy Leadership?
In recent months evangelicalism has witnessed a surprising number of resignations by “successful” pastors who appeared to be spiritual He-M...Read More
Do You Reflect These 4 Characteristics of an Emotionally Unhealthy Leader?
When you think of an unhealthy leader, who do you picture? What kinds of adjectives would you use to describe them? Angry, controlling, aggr...Read More
Professors, Reimagine the Pastorate; Pastors, Don't Bury Your Gift — An Excerpt from "The Pastor Theologian"
“The renewal of the church depends on a renewal of theology,” which “depends on the resurrection of the ancient vision of the pastor as ecc...Read More