A Tough Means of Grace: Profiting from the Rebukes of Others

Our ability to receive rebuke from others is a quality essential to our making enduring progress in our spiritual lives.  There are no two ways around this truth: either we will readily receive correction and enjoy the fruits of godly wisdom, or we will entrench ourselves against reproof and gradually harden our hearts to our soul’s … Continue reading A Tough Means of Grace: Profiting from the Rebukes of Others

Correcting with Gentleness: Finding Balance in the Pastoral Ministry

The Word of God is a glorious book. One of the many facets of the Bible that I find most wonderful is its balance. But we are so prone to swing from one extreme to the other---either we go all out in the pursuit of discipline at the expense of reason and slow, steady progress, or … Continue reading Correcting with Gentleness: Finding Balance in the Pastoral Ministry