Prove your worth by leading as though you aren’t needed

I’ve never particularly needed to feel valued or validated by compliments. To be honest, I don’t really know what to do with compliments. I was

A polity to avoid like the plague

I have been writing a lot about ecclesiology and polity lately. I didn’t intend to but one post became another and so it goes on.

Four ways to encourage people into church membership

It is not at all uncommon for churches to wonder why people in regular attendance do not want to become members. All too often folk

“I don’t care what people think of me!” Well, you should

It’s a statement I hear from time to time: I don’t care what people think of me! Some people seem to think it is some

Why we need to think about ecclesiology and polity more than we care to admit

One of the problems with our lack of thought on ecclesiology is that things are usually fine until they start going wrong. We don’t like

Repentance, church discipline and being driven by the gospel

I read this article by Duncan Forbes this week. In it, Duncan asks the question, why is repentance so hard? The post was prompted by

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