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

Why is Evangelicalism so under-representative?

Yesterday, I looked at some of the figures concerning UK Evangelicalism. You can read that post here. Essentially, despite FIEC figures showing the organisation was

The burden of knowledge

My wife and I have rediscovered Scrubs on Amazon Fire. We haven’t watched it for a while – probably since the days it was endlessly

Funded training opportunities at Oldham Bethel Church

A quick reminder that we have some funded places available for appropriate individuals to join us on a one, two or four year training programme.

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