What sustains you in the ministry?

A few days ago, I wrote about how we can know we are called to pastoral ministry. You can read that post here. A few

How can I know I’ve been called to pastoral ministry?

I think a lot of nonsense is spoken about this question. Typically, this question is dealt with thus. Those who are called will have a

In the long run we are all dead

One of the best known John Meynard Keynes quotes is the pithy, ‘in the long run we are all dead’. Many people take the comment

Defining members from non-members

At Oldham Bethel Church, we regularly have the joy of speaking to folk about baptism and membership. At the present time, we are talking to

What Mo Farah can teach us about entertaining accusations based on inference

Mo Farah’s Wikipedia entry reads thusly: He is the most decorated athlete in British athletics history, with ten global titles, and was the first British athlete

Is there a distinction between elders and pastors?

There are three primary principles laid down in scripture relating to the working relationship of elders: Eldership ought to be plural All New Testament churches

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