#54: This is how I work: on some of habits, tools, and methods for studying and writing.

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I have been writing on this blog for around seven years. Over that time, I have adapted and developed writing and studying processes that keep the zeal alive for writing and studying. To be sure, I’ve gone through my fair share of seasons of “writer’s block.” But using these techniques and sticking with these practices has aided me immensely through the years. In this edition of the Ministry Minded podcast, I spend some time talking about some of the habits, tools, and methods I use when studying for a sermon or writing a blog. Hopefully these will encourage and enrich you and your study of the Scriptures, too!


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Grace: So Much More Than You Know and So Much Better Than You Think, Brad J. Gray


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I’m Brad Gray and I serve as the Senior Pastor of Stonington Baptist Church in Paxinos, Pennsylvania, where I live with my wife Natalie, daughter Lydia, and son Braxton. Besides pastoring, I spend most of my time writing, reading, and ministering in many more ways. I am resolved to faithfully and fervently propagate the gospel of “grace upon grace” for the weary and the worn out. It is my sincerest desire to live and minister all “for the sake of the Name.” (3 Jn 1:7) So long as Christ is exalted, that is enough.


Intro music: “West Coast” by Ryan Little, licensed under CC BY 4.0.