Some great thoughts, as per usual, from Kevin DeYoung:

I have no problem with Christian publishing houses trying to make money. They have bills to pay. They can run a business on good will and pious aspirations. Likewise, I don’t have a problem with authors—even pastor authors—being paid for their work (more on this in a moment). It doesn’t even bother me that some authors would write mainly to make a living. But if we are talking about pastors, then surely our writing must be an effort to serve others. If you are in ministry and want to get a book published so you can “arrive” or can be “somebody” or can speak at the top conferences, you better check your heart.

Read the full article here.

1 Comment

  1. I clicked over to Gospel Coalition, read the entire article there and commented. However, I just wanted to drop a note here and say thank you for putting me on to this. Pastor DeYoung’s thoughts are timely, practical and full of wisdom. Keep up the good work.

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