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Re-Soul: In a Hurry? 3 Ways to Add Margin and Peace (and Prevent Burnout)

Adapted from Your Best Life in Jesus’ Easy Yoke by Bill Gaultiere. Often we hurry to be successful in ministry or just get through our responsibilities for the day. But the Bible’s great chapter on love begins with, “Love is unhurried…” (1 Corinthians 13:4, paraphrased). Putting unhurried margin (or soul space) in our schedule and…

Re-Soul: 4 Ways Emotions Help You Love and Lead Better (and Prevent Burnout)

If you keep negating your emotions you’ll hurt yourself and people you love. Eventually you’ll burnout. This is true for pastors and other workers seeking to serve God. It may seem like your feelings, desires, and needs diminish your productivity. But research on emotional intelligence proves the opposite to be the truth. Caring for your…

Relaxed

One day I was having lunch with Dallas Willard and he asked me, “If you had one word to describe Jesus what would it be?” How would you answer that question? If you could only use one word to describe Jesus what would it be? Words for Jesus started running through my mind and out my mouth: Love… Compassion… Holy……

Easy Yoke is an Oxymoron

In Jesus’ day, a rabbi’s teaching was called a yoke. The teaching-yoke of the religion scholars and priests was an endless list of laws, rules, traditions, and expectations that no one could measure up to — it was nobody’s best life! But Jesus offered to free the people, including the religious leaders, from this deadly…

Best Soul Care Tips of 2019

It’s a joy and honor for Kristi and me to offer Soul Shepherding to you, your church, and your friends! We’re thankful that in 2019 our content had 5,000,000 views! You want to thrive with Jesus in your life and work. We can do that together! Our resources and training guide you in how to…