Category Archives: leadership

Pastor’s Report February and March

I thought that I would give an update on what I have been up to, partly for the benefit of the church, but to help me to reflect as well. The first thought that comes to me is that a … Continue reading

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Seven Facebook Book Covers

Okay, here are the book covers I would have put on Facebook but haven’t had time to!  There are only seven, because the first three I posted on Facebook already. And in fact they’re not book covers, just the titles.  … Continue reading

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Tribute to a Pastor Part Two

My second, slightly delayed, portion of Tribute to a Pastor: Leading a Meeting This would be where his pastoral gifting and leadership anointing would be seen.  As a church who believes in the priesthood of all believers, we see an … Continue reading

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Tribute to a Pastor Part One

On the occasion of our pastor retiring last Sunday, I wanted to give three examples of him in action.  The first one would be in a meeting where he is giving the Word, which will be the remainder of this … Continue reading

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Shortcuts to His presence

In the incredible mercy of God, when we don’t deserve it at all, we sometimes find ourselves in the flow of what He is doing – either sharing something of Him when we weren’t looking for it, or receiving a … Continue reading

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Fifty Summer Tweaks for Preachers (reblog)

Just caught up a bit with Pete Mead’s splendid blog  Biblical Preaching and was so impressed with his summer series that I thought I’d pop it here in one go.  For me, numbers 10, 16, 20, 22 and 44 look really … Continue reading

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Evening by Evening

Just picked up Spurgeon’s “Evening by Evening” and flicked to a current entry.  It stirred me, so I include it here: ‘In the evening withhold not thine hand.’   In the evening of the day, opportunities are plentiful to witness for … Continue reading

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The secret of your destiny

We only know what God has planned for us when we open His Word and read the luminous stories of those who God used.  I read in a sermon the other day that everyone in the Bible given an assignment … Continue reading

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Er, can I just say something?

When we consider where God has brought us, and what he has done in our lives, it normally blows our minds.  Certainly, speaking for myself, I cannot get over the generosity with which he has treated me.  Should I look … Continue reading

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Longer and Further

It is time to give up my bigger aspirations, I think.  I have just been reading a post on leadership on Michael Hyatt’s blog, and felt as if I was ‘reading it from the outside’, as if I was peering … Continue reading

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