Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Resources on Pastoral Ministry

June 30, 2008

A friend recently asked me for a list of books on Pastoring. Honestly, I have found very few that are worth our time. Here is are the few I have found: Darrin Patrick on Eldering and Pastoring The Reformed Pastor, Richard Baxter Pastoral Trilogy by Eugene Peterson (Angles, Stones, Plant) On Church Leadership, Driscoll Brothers, We Are Not Professionals, Piper The Art of Pastoring, Hansen

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Rolling Stone Rips on Osteen

June 30, 2008

I used the following quote from an article on McCain in the recent issue of Rolling Stone is my recent sermon Lord of the Story. Rolling Stone editor, Mark Taibbi rips into Joel Osteen while preserving the notion that there are more palatable forms of Christianity. In other words, he doesn’t throw out the Christian baby with the dirty health and wealth water. Of all the vile, fake, lying-ass, money-grubbing, shyster scumbags on the face of this planet, there is

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Should Missionaries Recieve Special Attention?

June 28, 2008

This is something I have wrestled with for some time. As a short-term overseas missionary and friend of many long-term overseas missionaries, I have struggled in labeling all my missional buddies in the U.S. as “missionaries.” Perhaps this is a pride-infused hold over from Christendom models of mission or perhaps it springs from a deep respect for those who cross cultural and linguistic barriers that rise much higher than those of domestic “missionary” activity. Let’s face it, church planting in

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Emergent Roadshow

June 27, 2008

The Church Basement Roadshow will be in Austin July 19. Read more about it.

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