Some of the pastors I’ve had over the years stand out prominently in my mind. The fondness of those memories have little — or nothing — to do with their oratory skills or deep biblical knowledge. What drew, and draws, me to them is their spirit.
What about their spirit influenced and influences me so? They were/are…
- Service oriented
- Powerful listeners
Neither pastors nor Christians have the market cornered on that stuff. What if we all……….
Our life IS our sermon.
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Nelson Coulter has held a lot of titles: rancher, educator, author, musician, entrepreneur, coach, mentor, consultant, and professor. He has coached, taught, and been published in many settings. He has served in public schools of all shapes, sizes, and contexts. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice at Louisiana State University - Shreveport. His most cherished titles, however, are the ones not attached to career identity: son, husband, dad, and granddad.