Don’t play your people out of position

Football is back on the telly. I’m pleased about that; my wife is not. But she is a good woman and is happy to indulge

What is plural, co-equal eldership?

Four reasons to make your own church live stream (if you have one) a priority

Yesterday, I wrote about how we (particularly preachers and pastors) ought to respond when our live stream goes wrong. It was prompted by the fact

Indefinite or limited terms for elders

Do you have ‘life’ or ‘term’ elders? So ran a question I received yesterday. It’s one of those questions that does the rounds mainly because

Authority not authoritarianism

I was scrolling through twitter and came across this interesting tweet: Katharine Birbalsingh is the headteacher at Michaela Community School in Wembley. She is something

Why do we find it so hard to find suitable elders?

Given how quickly folks were made elders in the New Testament, why do we so often struggle to appoint them in our own churches? I

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