In this episode of You’re Not Crazy, Ray Ortlund and Sam Allberry discuss the timeless relevance of 2 Timothy for pastors, especially its guidance for preaching in various seasons. They highlight the importance of patience and understanding in pastoral ministry, addressing cultural trends where people seek teachings that align with their passions.

Their discussion ends with reflections on Paul’s perspective on impending death, emphasizing a sense of calm and fulfillment in ministry and the anticipation of a crown of righteousness for those who await the appearance of Jesus.

Recommended resource: The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition by Douglas Sean O’Donnell and Leland Ryken

Editors’ note: 

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