Tools Of The Trade

Every pastor, whether he or she realizes it or not, has a tool box.

In that tool box are those resources that support, enhance, and enlarge ministry.

Here are some of my most essential tools:

Bible: New International Version.

Commentary I most use in sermon preparation: NIV Application Commentary. Runner-up in that category: The New Interpreter’s Bible.

Most influential book in sermon preparation and delivery: Andy Stanley’s Communicating For A Change.

Healing Oil: Unscented.

Deodorant (essential): Sure.

Lawn Mower (great therapy): Troy Bilt Tuff Cut 210.

Edger (better therapy): Troy Bilt TB 20 CS.

Fitness Center (best therapy): Gold Hill YMCA, Tega Cay, SC.

Car: 2003 Nissan Altima.

Digital Music System: My kids