Hard-Learned Advice for the Prospective Young Pastor*

When I went through the Teacher Education program at the University of Central Arkansas (Instrumental Music Education), I was convinced that - upon graduation, I was fully equipped and "ready" to take on the world. After all, I had a mind filled with knowledge, advice from those who had "been there", and a whole semester … Continue reading Hard-Learned Advice for the Prospective Young Pastor*


Noun1.defeated - people who are defeated; "the Romans had no pity for the defeated"Adj.1.defeated - beaten or overcome; not victorious; "the defeated enemy"2.defeated - disappointingly unsuccessful; "disappointed expectations and thwarted ambitions"It doesn't take much listening to preachers of today to hear said time and again we are to live "victorious" lives. The bit of truth to that concept is that we, through Christ, are given the victory over bondage to sin and to death. And we are to live lives that reflect that victory (another … Continue reading Defeated