The Years Teach

  I remember my first interview for a full time position as a Senior Pastor.  (And, I became the pastor of the church.)  The small…

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I Met Jesus At The Football Game

  Annette Harber is a member of the School of Education at Trevecca Nazarene University.  She works as an assisstant librarian.  Recently, she shared a…

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A Prayer for Our Pastors

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…

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Daily Bread in This Economy?

  Lord, thank you for including “daily bread” in your prayer, the prayer you taught us.  I need to pray about daily needs and obligations. …

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Christian Care: “Is there a place for me?”

  I remember being a freshman in college; the uncertainties, the new faces and places, the desire to belong.  I particularly remember that first trip…

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The Measure of Soul Success

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…

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Overcome the Disappointment of Ministry

Here is the temptation for all ministers: We listen so intently to … the inner voice of the church, the angry voice of parishioners, the…

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