” I believe God takes the things in our lives – family, background, education – and uses them as part of his calling. It might not be to become a pastor. But I don’t think God wastes anything. “


” The most important thing a pastor does is stand in a pulpit every Sunday and say, ‘Let us worship God.’ If that ceases to be the primary thing I do in terms of my energy, my imagination, and the way I structure my life, then I no longer function as a pastor. “


” I cannot fail to call the congregation to worship God, to listen to his Word, to offer themselves to God. “


” If you don’t take a Sabbath, something is wrong. You’re doing too much, you’re being too much in charge. You’ve got to quit, one day a week, and just watch what God is doing when you’re not doing anything. “



All 4 Eugene H. Peterson Quotes about God in picture


I believe God takes the things in our lives - family, background, education - and uses them as part of his calling. It might not be to become a pastor. But I don
The most important thing a pastor does is stand in a pulpit every Sunday and say,


I cannot fail to call the congregation to worship God, to listen to his Word, to offer themselves to God.
If you don
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