Tag: leadership

Beautiful ambition

Do you have a passion to see the lost found, and the found built up? Do you have a desire to see the gospel understood, churches planted, men and women converted, children growing in their faith, and for you to be playing a part in that for the rest of your life? Do you treasure your time in God’s Word, and love to see it opened among his people so they are dazzled by his wonder? Then you’ve identified what he means to aspire and desire this noble task.

Stop running a ministry relay race: train more people

I can’t remember when I first heard the idea that Christian ministry is a relay race, but it’s a powerful metaphor: each generation passes the baton on to the next, and here we sit at the end of a line of faithful witnesses, passing it on yet again. It’s powerful – but I’m increasingly convinced

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Secret sauce – there probably isn’t one, but there is a secret ingredient

There are some common elements in faithful Christian ministry that will be true and transferable across the world.  These will be as true in a small house church as a multisite megachurch.  There a couple that it’s almost a cliché to list them  But they’re essential. Hard work. Gospel work is a joy, a privilege

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