By A. Clay Worrell6 item(s) found

by A. Clay Worrell - 6 months

Three Thoughts on Moral Failure

Clay Worrell will be leading a workshop at the 2017 CCCM Pastors & Leaders Conference happening June 26-29!I received news that yet another pastor friend of mine failed morally and was removed from ministry. I am grieved. I am grieved by the sin; I am grieved for my friend. I am grieved for the ...

by A. Clay Worrell - 7 months

Why You Should Not Take Offense

“Good morning America! What are we offended by today?!”, read a meme that came through my social media feed a couple of weeks ago. It is funny because it is a caricature of the American psyche as a whole nowadays. It seems every time we turn around someone is offended, and in a culture where political correctness is king, this can be quite challenging. We, as Christians, are no exception to this.The Christ...

by A. Clay Worrell - about 1 year

10 Minute Seminary: Principles for Healthy Pastoral Transitions

“Being able to always be looking for guys who God has called to lead and invest in them."  Clay Worrell provides an approach on pastoral transitions through his own experience. Also, watch other 10 Minute Seminary episodes with David Guzik, ...

by A. Clay Worrell - about 1 year

Three Reasons Not to Fear

We are living in scary times. It seems every time I log on to my social media accounts, I see a video of someone being killed. Yesterday it was a young Muslim woman being stoned to death somewhere in the Middle East; the caption claimed it was because she refused to marry. In the last couple of months I have seen black people killed by cops, cops killed by criminals, masses of people killed by terrorists, U.S. Sol...

by A. Clay Worrell - about 1 year

Placing Jesus Christ Above our own Rights

Think back with me to the elementary school yard. Any time there was a conflict, when I was a kid, the “go to” self-defense was, "You can't tell me what to do, this is a free country!" Here in the US of A, we take pride in our freedom, our constitutional rights that no one can take away from us (Apologies to our international readers for the “ameri-centric” post, but the principles we will consider transcend natio...

by A. Clay Worrell - about 1 year

The Dangers of Consumer-driven Ministry

I am a consumer. I love nice things. I love new products, the shinier the gadget, the better. I also really like good service, and I really like to be entertained. So, when you are able to entertain me with the presentation of a new service or new shiny product...I am sold. Ask my wife. She will tell you, without her voice of reason we would be dead broke, and I would be swimming in a sea of finel...