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Monday Musings: May 6, 2013


Welcome to another edition of Monday Musings! Below we have listed a handful of articles collected from over the weekend that may be of interest. Feel free to share!

We had a great Leadership Gathering at Eagle Eyrie this past weekend. Over 350 Virginia Baptists came up the mountain for dynamic learning, fellowship, and fun. We’ll have a more thorough recap soon. For now, enjoy today’s post!

You may also read past Monday Musings.

A Delightful Afternoon at Lakewood Manor
[Hermeneutics in High Heels]

Rev. Katie McKown, Pastor of Scottsville Baptist Church, visited Lakewood Manor this past Sunday. While at this Virginia Baptist retirement home, she encountered many Virginia Baptists! [Read the full post]

The Secret Pain of Pastors
[Church Leaders]

…That’s the dream job. You can read the Bible all day, pray, play a little golf, and preach. I want to do that!

Here is the secret. Being a pastor is hard work. It’s not for wimps.

This is the reality—the job of a pastor can be 24/7 and carry unique challenges…. [Read the full article]

Why Don’t Christians Play Nice?
[Relevant Magazine]

Several years ago, I got into a debate with a close friend and the conversation went quickly south. What began as a discussion about our theological and political differences ended up in a shouting match in which each person’s character was called into question…. [Read the full article]

God’s Chisel
[Skit Guys]

This video was shown during the Saturday morning devotion at the Leadership Gathering. It’s worth 11 minutes of your time.