Look back on your life at the times you learned the deepest lessons. Look back on your life at the times you were most desperate for God. Look back on your life at the times you accused God of abandoning or neglecting you. There’s a good chance that the memories that come to mind here […]
Interview with Ruth Haley Barton on Performance-Oriented Drivenness, Ego, Pace, Soul & Spiritual Transformation
Ruth Haley Barton is the award winning author of 7 books and the founder of The Transforming Center. Her book Sacred Rhythms won the Logos Book Award for Best Book Award on Spirituality and her book Invitation to Solitude and Silence won the Christianity Today Book of the Year Award for Spirituality. In this interview, […]
Podcast Interview with Noel Heikkinen on Anxiety, Avoiding Burnout & Guarding Against Ego and Sexual Sin
Episode #10 of the “Behind the Curtain” Ministry Podcast is here! Noah Filipiak interviews Noel Heikkinen, one of the pastors at Riverview Church in Holt, Lansing and East Lansing, MI. Riverview is a church made up of around 3000 – 4000 people that has 4 venues in the Lansing area. Noel and Noah discuss the […]
The Big Egos & Huge Insecurities of Pastors
As a pastor and church planter, I know all about the big egos and huge insecurities most pastors have.