Flattery and ingratiation are self-serving sins that damage the church

  This may come as something of a shock: Christians are not supposed to be people full of pride. Gospel-centred sermons typically teach that the sinner

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

Rev Barry Trayhorn forced to resign for quoting Bible in chapel

The salient facts of this case are these: HMP Littlehey is a category C men’s prison and Young Offender institute in Cambridgeshire. Chapel is entirely voluntary.

Two interesting posts on approaching ministry

Here are two interesting posts on approaches to ministry.The first, accessible here, deals with the issue of using ministry as a means of personal fulfilment. I

Pastors and Teachers or Pastor-Teachers?

Paul, in discussing the gifts that God gives the church, tells us in Ephesians 4:11-12 ‘And truly He gave some to be apostles, and some

Church/Family Balance

The Gospel Coalition blog have posted an excellent article titled ‘3 reflections on leading your family well’. Let me strongly urge you to read it.We often

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