It’s been nearly two years since Sabine and I moved church. We moved because I was given a job as Assistant Pastor in a different church in Edinburgh. Even though we weren’t moving city, we were still nervous about how we would manage changing church.
Don’t Just Send a Resume is one of those books that you will want to read over and over again whenever you consider applying for a job in church ministry and even in para church ministry. Have you ever considered applying for a job in your local church? Have you ever been in a churchContinue reading “Don’t Just Send a Resume”
How many of you care for your Pastor? How many of you regularly tell your Pastor that you appreciate his ministry and that you’re praying for him and his family? Let me tell you a little secret… ministry, pastoral work, is hard!
We all know what it’s like to feel down. Some of us even know what it feels like to live with depression, or, as it’s sometimes called, ‘the black dog’. Indeed, statistics show that 1 in 4 people per year in the UK will experience a mental health problem. As Christians, living in this fallenContinue reading “Dealing with Depression”
“The gospel is the good news that God in his mercy does not leave us in our hopeless condition, but sent his only Son, Jesus, to rescue us, redeem us, and restore us to relationship with God.” Brian Croft, The Pastor’s Ministry