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I am firmly convinced that when we read Scripture, we have to read it within the context of the time and place its situated in. We need to understand the background, and the culture, and traditions its placed and speaking … Continue reading

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The Eldership.

I was talking to a friend yesterday who asked me for some advice as he is increasingly becoming disillusioned with the whole leadership movement within the church. (Global as well as local) I said Pete, (Not his real name) there is another … Continue reading

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Choosing elders. part 2.

A reader recently commented on my April post on choosing elders. They said; In Acts 6 the chosen men were not elder but deacons. Elders were chosen by the apostles like Paul Barnabas Timothy Titus An initial first reading of … Continue reading

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Eldership is a submissive role.

There is some interesting discussion around the blogosphere at the moment about the role of elders pastoring the church. Dave Black has once again linked to a number of interesting blog posts on the subject here and here. Dave is … Continue reading

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Choose amongst yourselves.

I was reading the following passage from Acts this morning, Act 6:1  A lot of people were now becoming followers of the Lord. But some of the ones who spoke Greek started complaining about the ones who spoke Aramaic. They … Continue reading

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A big issue.

I’m convinced the biggest problem in our churches today is its failure to identify, raise up, equip, release and continually mentor existing and new leaders. The true essence of pastoral care is to build identity, to raise up, equip, release … Continue reading

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