Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Church

A Pastor’s Reflections: PhD Studies?

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is, “Where should I go to do PhD studies?” This is a question that has two important parts even though it appears only to have one part. The obvious part is, Where should I study?

A Pastor’s Reflections: Normal Is Best

One of the questions I’ve received over the years is, “What type of church member do you look for as a pastor.” My answer may seem odd, but I’ve always responded, “The normal kind.”

A Pastor’s Reflections: The Best Fraternity

One of my all-time favorite things to do is go to my denomination’s general assembly. Before you stop reading out of incredulity, I’m not talking about the long business sessions, endless myriad of financial statistics, and administrative reports.

A Pastor’s Reflections: Hospital Visits

Can I be honest? I don’t like going to the hospital, whether as a patient or as a visitor. There are a host of reasons for this, but perhaps one memory I have illustrates the point.

A Pastor’s Reflections: Hospitality

One of the lost and dying arts in the church these days is the practice of exercising hospitality. In days gone by people in church regularly planned to exercise hospitality on the Lord’s Day.