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Pastoral Discernment From a Lay Perspective

January 18, 2008

Along with many of you, I’ve very much enjoyed Tim Challies recent blog tour on the theme of discernment. However, I found today’s especially helpful as a pastor.

“Today the tour moves to Church Matters, the blog of 9Marks Ministries. They asked the following two questions: Tim, from your perspective as a layperson, what steps would you like to see more pastors taking to grow in discernment? And, Are there specific areas of church life and pastoring in which you find yourself wishing pastors would exercise greater discernment? Read my answers here” (quote from


Other Workman’s Toolbox
On Children’s Sermons
Remarkable Preaching
Preaching Today Book of the Year
Trueman on the Person and Work of Christ
On Calvin’s Preaching
Beware of Default Illustrations
The A-list of Preaching
My 11 Favourite Biographies
Pure Church – Reading List on Evangelism
A Caution to Preachers
Calvin Planted Mega-Churches