3 reasons to press on in an unknown, unseen ministry

Ministry can be a lonely place. It is even more lonely when you minister in a smallish church (c. less than 50 members) in a

Children like novelty

My son always likes a ride in a “new” car. Whenever we’re away at either of set of grandparents’ homes, he is particularly keen to

Pastoral care is more than just being nice

We all know it’s nice to be nice. But sometimes doing what seems nice to us turns out to also be detrimental to the person

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

The myth of self-made men and self-made churches

I am not a self-made man. Indeed, you are not either. Nobody is self-made. Che Guevara was right when he said: The myth of the

Good pastors serve God’s glory and lead their churches such that their church doesn’t need them very much at all

I previously posted an early comment on Jared Wilson’s book The Pastor’s Justification. You can read that brief post here. I purchased the book on the

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