104. Pastoral Gangs

Hi! I’m Randy Greenwald, the host and ringleader of this this gang we call Greatheart’s Table. That’s strange talk, I know. But in this episode I think about the associations we seek, the gangs we join, and the way in which those choices form, or deform, us. If you...

103. “Feels Like” Ministry

Hello, again! Welcome to Greatheart’s Table, a place for pastors and others to hang out, talk, and reflect on ministry and life. I’m Randy Greenwald. My favorite Narnian character is Puddleglum, the marshwiggle. I’m so fond that it’s a surprise that I didn’t name this...

102. A Plea for Pastoral Charity

Though pastors don’t need more people telling us what to do, my concern in what I write is, more often than not, a desire to shape the pastoral attitude that underlies pastoral practice. In this case, I want us to consider how we respond to the sin in those we care...

101. Jesus vs. Meanness

Hello, everyone. Welcome to Greatheart’s Table, “a newsletter and podcast,” as one listener put it, “for pastors (or other leaders) challenging the unreachable expectations for modern pastors and encouraging them to be comfortable in their own skin.” I’m not sure I...

100. Ode on a Bad Sermon

I invite, urge, and encourage all of you to subscribe to the print version of Greatheart’s Table. The content is the same as the podcast on the first, second, and fourth Monday. But on the third Monday of each month, when no podcast episode is released, I post on...