Today there is much debate as to whether the office of elder is really the same as the office of overseer or bishop.
In what sense then is biblical male/female complementarity central and primary to the Christian faith?
In times that are hard, we encourage ourselves by praying, remembering that this is ultimately God’s work.
Pastors of today can rescue the church of God by responsibly and passionately training young men for the ministry.
A pastor can recognize the necessity of a healthy devotional life, but have unhealthy motives for making sure that it happens.
When the leadership of your church gathers, what typically happens?
9Marks wants to see more churches and pastors taking responsibility for raising up the next generation of pastors. To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission. With one exception, each of the following organization answers the same 18 questions.
To help our readers catch a vision for what that might look like, we asked several organizations closely tied to one or several local churches how they fulfill this mission.
Here are the Cornhill Training Course’s answers submitted by Christopher Ash. The Cornhill Training Course is based out of London, England.
Here are the Charles Simeon Trust’s answers (submitted by David Helm and Robert Kinney). The Simeon Trust is based out of Chicago, Illinois.
Here are the answers for the Capitol Hill Baptist Church internship program (submitted by Ben Wright). Capitol Hill Baptist Church is located in Washington, D. C.
Here are the Bethlehem College and Seminary’s answers (submitted by Tom Steller). BCS is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Here are five priorities you should bring to your first day of ministry.
I love thinking about the temporariness of my pastoral ministry.