Thomas Murphy on The Minister’s Love for Christ

Thomas Murphy speaks about the only motive that will enable a minister to faithfully and steadily serve in his office through thick and thin: All other motives than the constraining love of Christ in the heart soon lose their influence.  There are no doubt other incentives, such as ambition, love of learning and desire for… Continue reading Thomas Murphy on The Minister’s Love for Christ

The Pastor’s Need to stay “Up to Speed”

I'm a poet and I don't know it! Lately, I've been trying to balance my reading, especially by spending more time reading books on the ministry.  Since the majority of my reading is done in a very small corner of academia, I find that it is easy for me to get lazy at staying informed… Continue reading The Pastor’s Need to stay “Up to Speed”