Archive for April, 2019

Love for a church and the people

April 30th, 2019

Three out of the last four weeks I have been to the church I was Pastor of for just under two years. It had been the best part of a year since I had been there before that. It is amazing how once you have Pastored a church how much love you retain for the […]

Bivocational Pastors

April 25th, 2019

One group of Pastors I really respect are Bivocational Pastors. Over the years I have known quite a few Pastors who work in a secular job during the week and Pastor their churches for little or no financial reward. One of my heroes was a Pastor who worked four days a week for a furniture […]

Peace with God this Easter

April 20th, 2019

Easter is a great time to stop and think about life – where we are at and where we are going. Thirty years ago at Easter I explored the true meaning of Easter. I went to church with some friends and heard about Christ. Over the coming months I explored the claims of the Bible […]

Elders based church leadership

April 11th, 2019

Since moving from the city to the country 12 years ago I have noticed a big change in our churches. Many are moving from having a Pastor to Elders based church leadership. When we moved to the WA Wheatbelt most of the four larger churches in our region had Pastors. Over time this has gone […]

When we pray

April 5th, 2019

I read this quote today and thought I would share it… When we pray, remember: The love of God that wants the best for us. The wisdom of God that knows what is best for us. The power of God that can accomplish it. William Barclay, Prodigals and Those Who Love.