Staff, elders, gospel workers & polity

Four ways to lead people towards membership

We’ve all been there. A new person or couple turn up at church and have been coming for a while. They are on the fringe

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

Act as though there are visitors in the room

I mentioned yesterday that I was preaching at a different church on Sunday. It was really nice because it is a church of people I

Three good things when you go to another church

I went to speak at another church yesterday. I love that church because it is one I used to go to when I was a

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.

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