What’s the difference between a pastor and elders?

I was chatting with someone yesterday and explaining how co-equal, plural eldership works in our context. One of the questions was, how is the pastor

The temptation for a quiet life

Every now and then, every pastor will feel the temptation to just let people do whatever they want. To teach what they know people want

How the Cinderella of politics apes the Cinderella of theology: get your constitution and polity sorted!

Gordon Brown has popped up with a 40-point plan for constitutional reform. Keir Starmer has also been pushing it, saying it is something Labour will

If your church is operating biblically, it will never be exactly as you would have it

It is often interesting to me that people frequently assume, because I am the pastor of the church, everything in the church must be exactly

Why I am a British republican

The other day, I wrote about how the timing of discussion about monarchy and republicanism is hardly the fault of those who would prefer to

Mick Lynch, Keir Starmer and more lessons for the church

Here is Mick Lynch – General Secretary of the RMT – speaking about Keir Starmer’s Labour Party: Starmer recently sacked a member of the shadow

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