Presbyterian v Baptist polity

I appreciated this conversation between Ligon Duncan and Thabiti Anyabwile. What are the commonalities and differences between Presbyterian and Baptist polity. Here is a, not

Pastoral appointments: rethinking our process

The BBC political panel show, Question Time, is now seeking a new host. After 25 years in the role, David Dimbleby is stepping down. Of

Unholy ghosting

I have made no secret of my dislike for networking and that whole aspect of life in the ministry. I have mentioned it here, here, here

Should retiring ministers move on when they step down?

There is a standard convention that retiring ministers should leave the church they pastor at the end of their tenure. There is a broad consensus

The planter mirage: There’s no shame in being an ordinary pastor

Last week, my friend Dave Williams came to see me. The primary intention was to eat some of the awesome Pakistani curry Oldham has to

Sometimes you’ve just got to get your hands dirty

Some years ago now, I was on a mission with my Dad. These missions, at least back then, tended to involve staying in some fairly

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