THE PASTORAL MINISTRY OF SHAKING HEARTS

I am writing to respond to a blog post entitled, The Pastoral Ministry of Shaking Hands, written by Pastor H. B. Charles Jr. which was recently shared on Tim Challies blog.  I reluctantly read it with caution because it touches on a topic that I have been wrestling with issue for a number of years. […]

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FOR PASTORS ONLY

VERY WISE COUNSEL FOR PASTORS BY JAMES MEIKLE (1730-1799) Do not contract many worldly acquaintances.  Learn to be abused without becoming angry. Do not meddle much with the affairs of this life. Argue coolly, and from conscience—not for victory.

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Why Young Men Don’t Go into the Ministry

Today, I would like to follow up on yesterday’s post, Where Are All the Men, and talk about some reasons why many young men in our day don’t want to go into the ministry. Jesus in talking to His disciples in Matthew 9:37 said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few…”  Here is […]

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Where Are All the Men?

A few days ago, the London Telegraph published a story entitled, “More new women priests than men for the first time.”  I read the story with great interest because it touches on something that I am very much interested in, namely the biblical teaching regarding the role of women in church offices.  I believe that […]

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R. C. Sproul & Sinclair Ferguson – Video from “Theology Night”

On January 20, 2012, Saint Andrew’s was the location for “Theology Night with Sinclair Ferguson and R.C. Sproul.” It was a relaxed and informative evening where two notable theologians and pastors answered questions submitted by online viewers and those present in the audience. Topics addressed included the doctrines of grace, when to leave a local church, Tim […]

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NEEDED! DEAD OR ALIVE: FAITHFUL PREACHERS!!

As a minister of the gospel, there is no subject that interests me more than the preaching.  I am not just interested in a “fanciful” manner, but I am captivated by this subject because it sums up God’s call upon my life this side of heaven.  But it’s not just preaching in general that interests […]

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