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Case Study: Don’t Tell Anyone I’m In Counseling

Case Study_ Don't Tell Anyone I'm In Counseling

Mable was clear when she called for counseling. Under no circumstances was her pastor to find out that she was seeking counseling for her situation. Her request for anonymity is not an unusual one for Christians in the church. Once upon a time, the pastor… Continue Reading …

Twenty Questions When You’re Hurt By Your Church

We all say there are no perfect churches. It sounds good, and it is a true statement, but if your local church hurts you, what do you do? That’s when your cliche must be more than that; it must be a life transforming worldview. Listen… Continue Reading …

When the Local Church Won’t Help You

“My church does not do church the way I want them to” is one of the more common dilemmas presented to me. Though they may state it in different ways, it’s essentially the same thing: “I’m unhappy with my church.” Listen to the podcast Our… Continue Reading …

The problem when black churches treat the pastor’s wife as “co-pastor”

From the Darrell Harrison series: 10 things the black church should stop doing This is the second in a series of commentaries I’ll be writing on traditions and customs that, in my humble opinion, are doing damage to the missional purpose of what is commonly… Continue Reading …