Westminster Seminary California
 
 

Valiant for Truth - The Christian life

A Pastor’s Reflections: You Talk Too Much About Jesus
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I once had a colleague tell me that a wealthy businessman and member of his congregation privately approached him and said, “I am prepared to donate a lot of money to the church, but I have this one condition.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Compounding Interest
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One of life’s biggest lessons I have learned is the benefits and drawbacks of compounding interest.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Toppers
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Just because everyone does something doesn’t mean that they’re good at it. Take conversation, for example.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: Failure
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Failures in life can be very discouraging. You prepare and work for years and then fail at the very task for which you’ve been preparing. I think, for example, of the numerous seminary students whom I’ve seen fail at their licensure or ordination exams.

 
 
 
A Pastor’s Reflections: The Basics
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In my years as a pastor I would regularly make home visits with the families in my church. I did my best to get into every household at least once per year.