Archive for June 2018

One Year Later: Escazu Christian Fellowship (Costa Rica)

For just over ten years, ChapterNext has been helping churches discern their next step in pastoral leadership. This past year, ChapterNext had the privilege of working with Escazu Christian Fellowship in San Jose, Costa Rica. Escazu Christian Fellowship is located in a part of Costa Rica that is home for many expatriates from all over…

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Jesus’ Position Description as Shepherd of the Sheep?

Having had the privilege of being raised in a family dedicated to Christ and His Church, I often heard the word “under-shepherd” as a reference to the pastor. The meaning of the word required minimal explanation. We knew Christ as the great shepherd of the sheep and viewed the pastor as the one responsible for…

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