New book on bi-vocational ministry:  BiVo by Hugh Halter

New book on bi-vocational ministry: BiVo by Hugh Halter

I just finished reading Hugh Halter’s latest book: BIVO: A Modern-Day Guide For Bi-Vocational Saints. This book’s release is particularly timely, as I’m seeing more and more leaders becoming bi-vocational. Given the practicality of bi-vocational ministry, I expect...
Portrait of a bi-vocational ministry leader

Portrait of a bi-vocational ministry leader

Today’s blog entry is by Jeff Logsdon, who is currently transitioning from pastor at The Flipside in Rancho Cucamonga, California to bi-vocational ministry leader in Tucson, Arizona. Another pastor who left his previous employment at Google in order to work for the...
Tent-making discipleship

Tent-making discipleship

When we look at the way the Apostle Paul discipled others, we see him capitalizing on what people are already doing. He shows up where they are: in the temple courts, where the philosophers are debating, in the ports where people are coming and going, where the work...
On-the-way-discipleship: Deuteronomy 6

On-the-way-discipleship: Deuteronomy 6

Yesterday’s blog entry– about doing discipleship in the course of daily life rather than as a set-aside meeting– made me think of Deuteronomy 6:6-9.  And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today. Repeat them...
Discipling on the go

Discipling on the go

I am coaching a man named Phillip who is serving among the poor in Mexico City. He’s been struggling with finding time to invest in discipling relationships, partly because most of the people there are already working long hours just to support their families. One man...
When the golden rule does not apply

When the golden rule does not apply

I was coaching someone recently about getting along with a coworker and she said, “What I would like if I were in their shoes would be direct communication– just bottom-lining it.” But in fact, that is not what the other person would prefer. His style and...