The Substance of the Story: “I Will Be Your God”


If we want to understand the structure of the story, we have to follow the covenants. If we want to know the substance of the story, we have to understand the Covenant Formula. This is the story: God promises His presence, and He provides what He promises.

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Pastor, Be a Gospel Signpost

What is a pastor, and what does he do?

During the twentieth century, the pastor was often stylized as a therapist, or even compared to the friendly sitcom bartender. In recent years, a myriad of metaphors, often borrowed from the business world, have been posited.

The pastor has been called a “visioneer,” a “catalytic leader,” or even a “movement maker.”

For consideration is a new metaphor: the pastor as signpost.

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