Topic: The Church

July 27, 2021
Should All Leaders Be Great Readers?

Reading has many surprising benefits.

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July 6, 2021
Training Men and Women for Ministry in Hard Places

Those of us who are in leadership bear the weight of responsibility for recruiting and training the next generation of Christian leaders.

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June 30, 2021
Bridging the Leadership Gap

Often, the middle class approach to leadership training is, “Prove yourself and then we will see”, but a better way within scheme culture is, “Take responsibility until you prove you are unable.”

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June 22, 2021
Help! I Want to Plant A Church But My Wife’s Not So Keen

In our line of the church-planting world, a wife must roll her sleeves up with the rest of us, get her hands dirty, and partner with her man in the fight.

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June 15, 2021
Does Scotland—A ‘Reached’ Nation—Really Need More Missionaries?

Apart from the fact that there is not a rush of people queuing up to move into the schemes to plant churches, it is also because we are by our very nature a called out and a sent-out people.

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June 8, 2021
How to Keep Your Sanity in the Madness of Ministry

Work hard at maintaining your personal/communal spiritual disciplines of reading, meditation, and prayer. All is lost if these go out the window.

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May 25, 2021
Scotland’s Forgotten Rural Poor

Deprivation in urban areas tends to be geographically concentrated in certain neighbourhoods. In contrast, in rural areas, deprivation often exists at the scale of streets rather than whole neighbourhoods.

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April 28, 2021
How to Protect Your Church from Abusers

Far too many churches are like sheep pens with gates wide open, allowing wolves to enter unnoticed in order to entrap and savage our weakest sheep.

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April 20, 2021
How a Healthy Church Offers Hope for the Abused

Jesus has designed the church to be a place of healing, safety, hope, and light.

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April 14, 2021
How Living Near Your Church Can Enrich Its Health (and Yours)

When you live near your church and other church members, the more training will happen by imitation.

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