EN article: Qualified for the role?

I have been asked to write a regular column for Evangelicals Now. The latest article (my original, unedited version) is below. I was faffing around

Guest post: You can’t “prophetically” challenge comfort whilst aspiring to be comfortable

This is a guest post by Dave Williams, minister at Bearwood Chapel in Smethwick, W. Midlands. The other day I read an article asking whether

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

Does presbyterianism innoculate against abuse? I’m not convinced

Yesterday, I saw this somewhat bizarre comment on Twitter: “Mr. Hybels built a church independent of any denomination. In such churches, there is no larger

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

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