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?

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

A tendency arising with such frequency I suspect a deeper problem

If you’ve been in the church for any length of time, you will know it is a group of sinful people trying to help one

EN article: Qualified for the role?

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. I was faffing around

EN article: Why only a few good men?

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. In my church, there

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