You’re So Vain, You Probably Think Ministry Is Only About You

“So when are you going to stop working for… [insert a ministry role that isn’t in a local church]… and go back into real ministry?” Have you ever heard that question before? Or how about the typical conversations where things other than the local church are seen as good and right things to do, butContinue reading “You’re So Vain, You Probably Think Ministry Is Only About You”

Saturday Snippets (May 8)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

Saturday Snippets (March 20)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

Guest Post: Encouraging female evangelists

This is a guest post by Nay Dawson. Views expressed in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect those of this blog. In the ‘Passion for Evangelism’ (PfE) termly book club, we have been reading and discussing Aimee Byrd’s excellent book Why Can’t We Be Friends? Aimee reminds us that the wayContinue reading “Guest Post: Encouraging female evangelists”

The Certainty of The New Year…

To say that 2020 was a bit of a surprise is probably one of the biggest understatements in the world. Nobody expected to spend the majority of the year at home. Like many people, you maybe began the year with hopes and dreams, laughing and hugging loved ones whilst watching fireworks and sipping some bubbly.Continue reading “The Certainty of The New Year…”

Transfer growth ≠ growth

Last week I wrote an article about how transfer growth isn’t something that should be celebrated as much as it is. It’s fine, but it’s no indication of spiritual growth or sadly of people becoming Christians. You can read the article here. Naturally there was some discussion afterwards, publicly and privately which has lead meContinue reading “Transfer growth ≠ growth”

God does his best work with empty

We all know the feeling of emptiness. We might feel it at different times in our lives and for different reasons, but we all know, or will know, what it feels like. The way we fill the void really does matter. Sometime we have the decisions o fill the emptiness, our decision as Christians shouldContinue reading “God does his best work with empty”

An Illusion Not To Be Celebrated…

There are countless things in the world that should be celebrated. There are plenty of things that happen within the church that should be celebrated. Sadly however, it can sometimes be the case that things are celebrated that I don’t think should be. I’d like to mention something that I see celebrated quite a bit,Continue reading “An Illusion Not To Be Celebrated…”

Listen To Various Voices

The last few weeks and months have been a very interesting time to be alive. It’s been a very strange time with people on two sides of an issue slinging mud at each other. We’ve had different approaches to the Coronavirus, to lockdown and church services, to BLM, social justice and to the President ofContinue reading “Listen To Various Voices”

Saturday Snippets (November 14)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…