Tim Keller Stepping Down as Redeemer Senior Pastor

2.26.2017

The influential Reformed leader is moving away from his NYC pulpit as his church becomes three.

CHR Comment: Keller will continue service to the broader church by teaching at Reformed Theological Seminary in New York.

Source: Tim Keller Stepping Down as Redeemer Senior Pastor | News & Reporting | Christianity Today

Ex Pope Benedict Memoirs Forthcoming

CHR Comment: It is unusual for a pope to retire as Benedict did. It is further unusual to have a retired pope publishing memoirs about his term of service. One wonders whether Benedict’s decisions will lead to different precedents for the papal office.

 

Source: In memoirs, ex Pope Benedict says Vatican ‘gay lobby’ tried to wield power: report | Reuters

Why 734 Pastors Quit (and How Their Churches Could Have Kept Them)

LifeWay Research studies how churches can help pastors last longer.

CHR Comment: The study involved former senior pastors from four American Protestant denominations who retired early rather than stay in parish ministry. The report provides suggestions to congregations who plan to retain their pastors.

Source: Why 734 Pastors Quit (and How Their Churches Could Have Kept Them) | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com