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

Have we confused the qualifications for eldership with Middle Class values and business acumen?

When considering a pastor or elder for your church, I wonder what you start looking for? Most Bible-believing churches will land on the eldership criteria

People grow up

The Evangelical Christian world is particularly small in the UK. It is not at all unusual to meet people I knew growing up, or from

Four things pastors are not called to do

Being a pastor is an interesting job. Suggestions abound as to what the job actually entails and agreement upon those things is not common. Most pastors

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