Businesses and churches share a common mantra today: “do more with less!” Our value to the organization, quakes and trembles in a trinity of…View More When the Pressure is on, what Matters?
Howard Thurman’s classic book, Jesus and the Disinherited, opens with this startling statement: Many and varied are the interpretations of the teaching and life…View More Backs Against the Wall
I remember my first interview for a full time position as a Senior Pastor. (And, I became the pastor of the church.) The small…View More The Years Teach
Annette Harber is a member of the School of Education at Trevecca Nazarene University. She works as an assisstant librarian. Recently, she shared a…View More I Met Jesus At The Football Game
In October, 2010, the pastor appreciation committee of our board asked me to pray for our pastoral staff on Appreciation Sunday. The request took my…View More A Prayer for Our Pastors
Lord, thank you for including “daily bread” in your prayer, the prayer you taught us. I need to pray about daily needs and obligations. …View More Daily Bread in This Economy?
I remember being a freshman in college; the uncertainties, the new faces and places, the desire to belong. I particularly remember that first trip…View More Christian Care: “Is there a place for me?”
Click here to purchase the book (An Excerpt From Dr. Parrott’s book, My Soul Purpose) Authenticity is the measure of soul success. There are no…View More The Measure of Soul Success
In three verses at the beginning of John 12 is a picture for all of us. It is a picture of being at home…View More At Home With Jesus
Here is the temptation for all ministers: We listen so intently to … the inner voice of the church, the angry voice of parishioners, the…View More Overcome the Disappointment of Ministry