Reading Recommendations. Tune into to hear about Dr. Jesse Middendorf’s latest pastoral picks.
Jess Middendorf, Executive Director of the NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership, reflects on the importance of preaching and living hope in this new year.
Dr. Jess Middendorf, Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, muses on the healthy impact of the long-term pastorate.
Dr. Jess Middendorf reflects on this summer’s Compassion Conference and our history of concern for social justice as a denomination.
Dr. Jess Middendorf offers some helpful wisdom about how clergy and strong laity can work together to nurture strong churches and build God’s kingdom.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf urges pastors and ministry leaders to read widely and carefully. He also offers several specific book recommendations.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf is hopeful about the future as he sees millennials passionately trying to recalibrate the Church in prophetic and compassionate ways.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf, Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, talks about the benefits and richness of following the church year and preaching from the lectionary.
Leadership in Uncertain Times Given the complexities of pastoral ministry in a rapidly changing world, Dr. Jesse Middendorf, Executive Director of the CPL, offers some thoughts on leading your church forward in uncertain times. 
Small Church: Fruitful Ministry CPL Executive Director Jesse Middendorf offers words of encouragement and challenge to the small church and her pastor.