Bobby Jamieson

How to Live with What You Can’t Change (Part 4 of 4)

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

Basically, you’ve got two options: leave peaceably, or stay cheerfully.

Churches Raising up Pastors in Sydney, Australia

By B. Jamieson, J. Smuts | 08.22.2014

I hope that many pastors will be encouraged, challenged, and equipped for similar work in training leaders through John’s experience.

Why You Can’t Change Your Church (Part 1 of 4)

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

How can you change your church when you’re not the pastor?

When Can You Change Your Church? (Part 2 of 4)

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

I pray God would give you wisdom to discern how best to serve, strengthen, and unify your local church, regardless of how you may or may not be able to change it.

“Is There a Holy Spirit?”

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

You could put it like this: if there were no Holy Spirit, would your ministry work just as well?

Pastors, Don’t Let Your People Resign into Thin Air

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

So pastors, just as you pay careful attention to the front door of your church, keep a close eye on the back door, too.

The Post-Program Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

Once you have that booming program, you have to keep it going. After all, what does it say about your church if the evangelism program folds?

The Post-Program Church: Which Programs to Cut?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

Should churches ditch all their programs? If not, how should churches decide which programs to keep or cut?

Strategies for Becoming a Post-Program Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.22.2014

In short, reprogram new people to think in terms of the ministry of the pew, not merely participation in programs.

Elders: Lead!

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

This leadership flows from teaching the Word, setting a godly example, and attending to the spiritual state of the flock.

Seven Ways to Build a Culture of Spiritual Conversation

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

A culture of spiritual conversation in a local church is a powerful force for sanctification.

Does Hebrews Tell Us to Move On from the Gospel?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

The author of Hebrews doesn’t move on from the gospel; he moves deeper into the gospel.

Gospel-Centrality: A Warning and a Recommendation

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

Don’t let your gospel-centrality become gospel reductionism.

What is Corporate Worship For?

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

What do you think corporate worship is for? What’s the goal of local churches’ weekly assemblies? “Um, worship?” That seems like an obvious answer. And it’s more than a little right. When we come together as a church we sing songs, hymns, and spiritual songs with thankfulness to God in our hearts (Col. 3:16). We […]

Don’t Assume the Bible Is Silent about the Church

By Bobby Jamieson | 08.21.2014

Have you ever assumed something that turned out to be wrong? I sure have. For two years I called a good friend “Steve” only to discover that this gracious and longsuffering man preferred to be called “Stephen.” Evangelicals tend to make a similarly unfounded assumption about how to do church, namely, that the Bible has […]