Membership, discipline & revitalisation

Communion, membership and the reality of fellowship

Just before I became pastor of Oldham Bethel Church, I was careful to try and outline some of things I intended to do. My goal

How do you make ESOL members feel a full part of the fellowship?

If you find yourself with those who speak a second language in your midst, how can you minister to them faithfully? Are there any ways

What is the worst that could happen? Not receiving your eternal asylum

What’s the worst thing that could possibly happen? So went the question my fellow elder asked. We were having a discussion about our Iranian contingent

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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