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Ministry opportunities at Oldham Bethel Church

We have several exciting ministry opportunities at Oldham Bethel Church. For those wishing to join us as a ministry trainee for September 2017 the role includes theological training through the North West Partnership training scheme. 888 more words

Church Funding in Europe

Actually, if a search engine brought you here and you’re looking for the definitive article on this subject this isn’t it. If you can deal with the pop-ups, … 1,148 more words


Is it important for me to become a member of my local church?

I’m on vacation and trying not to think to much about work, but thought I’d give you something simple – simple for me.

John Piper is a popular speaker. 25 more words


Is Skipping Church Sin?

Although I once gave little thought to church attendance, I now lean toward viewing serial church skipping as a sin against the congregation.

If that sounds a little harsh, here are my reasons why. 886 more words


Book Review - What is a Healthy Church Member?

I’m a church guy.

I know, you are probably thinking “Duh.  You are a Pastor.”  But what I mean is that I believe in the primary and critical importance of the church in two things- (1) the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and (2) the growth in spiritual maturity of the Christian.   1,211 more words

Book Reviews

40 Questions about Church Membership and Discipline, By: Jerry M. Kimble - A Book Review

40 Questions about Church Membership and Discipline, By: Jerry M. Kimble

Reviewed by Richard R. Blake

Church Membership and Church Discipline as Components of a Healthy Church… 292 more words

Bible Study - Theology

If Christian community is supposed to suck, why is it so often compelling?

A while ago, I wrote a post titled ‘If Christian community is supposed to be compelling, why does it so often suck?‘ The article was addressing the fact that we often settle for a definition of ‘community’ that rarely extends beyond a few meetings. 752 more words