Author: Andy Constable

Andy Constable is co-pastor of Niddrie Community Church in Edinburgh, Scotland. Andy is married to Debbie and they have three children. You can follow him on Twitter.
April 7, 2020
Simple Ways to Love Your Neighbour During Lockdown

During this unique time, the church can support those who are suffering, meet practical needs, and share the life-altering gospel of the risen Christ.

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March 23, 2020
Three Keys to Discipling Former Drug Addicts

Here are a few things I’ve learned about discipling drug addicts who have come to Christ.

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December 16, 2019
Eight Principles for Faithful Preaching Among the Poor

As a middle-class lad pastoring in a housing scheme, I’ve had to work hard at learning how to preach well in this context.

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November 23, 2019
How to Preach from the Heart, to the Heart

Good preaching deals with the heart, not just the head.

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May 27, 2019
Another One Bites the Dust

Another one bites the dust… I just received a phone call from the manager of our discipleship house. “Jimmy has bolted (run away) and he’s not picking up his phone.” Jimmy is a recent convert from our scheme. He has struggled with alcohol and drugs since the age of 11 but he has recently heard the gospel, […]

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August 22, 2016
How to Stay Encouraged When You Want to Give Up (2)

This is the second part of a post we started last week. We were thinking about the fact that the Christian life is a battle, ministry is tough, and leadership is back-breaking work. But in the Bible, Jesus give his followers encouragements to keep us in the game. He promises that he’s the resurrection and […]

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August 20, 2016
How to Stay Encouraged When You Want to Give Up (1)

“And apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxiety for all the churches.” (2 Cor. 11:28) The Christian walk is a battle. Ministry is tough. Leadership is back-breaking work. The Apostle Paul wrote this in 2 Corinthians 11:28 after remembering a whole list of sufferings he’d been through. Paul […]

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February 27, 2016
Discipleship in Hard Places

Session 2 of the 20schemes 2016 Weekender.

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June 22, 2015
How to Grow Culturally Diverse Ministry Teams
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