Greatheart's Table

Randall R. Greenwald
Encouragement for Pastors and Those Who Care for Them
Created 17 Mar 2021
  • Uncommon Sources of Sermonic Wisdom
    11 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 0 1
    A number of years ago my kids gave me a book for Christmas. Books are a big part of my life and so this was no surprise. The surprise was that the book was 57 pages long and full of brightly colored p...
  • The Family Practice Pastor
    04 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    I, like most pastors, am the solo pastor of a small church. In other words, I am senior pastor, teaching pastor, discipleship pastor, youth pastor, children’s pastor, visitation pastor, and, God help ...
  • The Inertia of the Ordinary
    27 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    When, in the 1941 Humphrey Bogart movie The Maltese Falcon, private investigator Sam Spade’s partner is murdered, the landscape of Sam’s work changes. When a man's partner is killed, he's supposed to ...
  • What Can the Righteous Do?
    13 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Here at Greatheart's Table, we are especially grateful for those of you who are NOT pastors. I write for pastors and those who love them, as the tag line says. But many of you are not pastors. You are...
  • The Playful Pastor
    06 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 1 4
    Welcome to Greatheart’s Table, a place meant to encourage the ordinary pastor in the long grind of pastoral ministry. And encouragement is what we often need. Most of us here will never have a broad p...
  • Smells Like Groupie Spirit
    23 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Thanks for joining us at Greatheart’s Table. If you like what we are doing here, please tell others to join us. And if you are able to drop some coins in the tip jar to help offset my expenses that wo...
  • The Unbusy Pastor
    09 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 4
    Welcome to the fourteenth post in Greatheart’s Table. I’m glad you’re along for the ride. Feel free to forward these posts to others if you find them helpful. In this post I continue our conversation ...
  • The Busy Pastor
    02 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 2
    Thanks for making time in your schedule to listen to Greatheart’s Table. If you find value in what we are doing here, it would be great if you could stop right now and tell some friends about us. I’d ...
  • Lighten Up and Fly Bright
    26 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 3
    Welcome back to Greatheart’s Table. I’m grateful for all of you who take the time to read and respond. If any of you, and there is not pressure here, would like to help cover the costs of producing th...
  • On Being Predictable and Consistent
    12 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Hi. Welcome to mid-July at Greatheart’s Table. As you know I’ve promised to keep our time together short each week. Each newsletter post of 800 words translates into about 6-8 minutes on audio. I don’...
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