Posts by Alvin Sanders
While relaxing in his recliner, a man receives an unexpected phone call. He can barely hear the person on the other end, as she is whispering.
The Center for the Study of Global Christianity estimates there are between 2.2-3.4 million pastoral leaders. Only 5% are trained for pastoral ministry.
A 100-year-old church building becomes an Urban Outfitters store. A block of abandoned storefronts becomes a hot new restaurant strip.
My wife Caroline is a counselor by trade and oftentimes I pick up concepts from her. One of them is the acronym "HALT" – hungry, angry, lonely, and tired.
Back in 1991 when I first started in ministry, my mentor told me to take an index card and write “Why are you here?”