A fresh fight with the black dog

Those of you that know me well, have known me some considerable time or who have followed this blog for a fair amount of time,

The reality of ministry

Around three years ago, my friend – Mike Tindall – delivered an address at my pastoral induction. Ever the encourager, here was what he had

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

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