Last June my church offered me a sabbatical - a time for rest, education, and reflection. It was kinda like being given an elephant. Sounds like a great gift at the time…but umm, now what do I do with it? Just how should I plan my pastor sabbatical? … [Read more...] about How Should I Plan My Pastor Sabbatical?
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And why I’ll NEVER let my church buy me another PC laptop again... Everyone knows that all the really cool pastors use Macs and iPhones. So imagine my horror when my church replaced my ailing Mac with a “cheaper” PC. Oh, it was c-h-e-a-p-e-r alright… … [Read more...] about What a PC laptop from Hell taught me about the “hidden” costs of choices we make
The Detroit Tigers have swept the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series and are now on their way to the World Series. Which has me wondering how much World Series tickets cost, and whether I can afford them. … [Read more...] about How Much Do World Series Tickets Cost?
October is pastor or clergy appreciation month, a special opportunity for churches to say thanks and show appreciation to their pastor or pastoral staff for the work they do in providing leadership and spiritual care for their congregation. … [Read more...] about October is Pastor Appreciation Month
Here's a hat tip to Free Money Finance for encouraging me to enroll in The Yakezie Challenge. Yakezie is a blogging network designed to help personal finance and lifestyle bloggers to grow their blogs. I love that Yakezie's motto is "Selflessly Helping Others." That is certainly a biblical principle that I aspire to live out in my daily life. … [Read more...] about Money Wise Pastor Has Joined the Yakezie Challenge