I am sure that all preachers go through phases when they experiment with their sermons to try to make them more engaging. I have done this a number of times. I have experimented with preaching in tandem with a colleague – a sort of churchy Mutt and Jeff show. I have gone through seasons of
The Pentecostal Movement of the late seventeen hundreds caused a stir in the mainline churches – or should I call it a Tsunami? It introduced the doctrine that believers need a second experience, baptism in the Holy Spirit, and that speaking in tongues was the evidence of this experience. In the nineteen sixties the Charismatic
Published in SATS ‘Pastor to Pastor’ Anyone who has been a pastor for more than a decade will most likely have some of the following concerns: • That, irrespective of the average wealth of the congregation, one third of the income earners supply two thirds of the church’s income.
This is the third in this series of posts where I relate some of my experiences as a pastor for close to 30 years, and the ministry lessons I have learnt from each. Given my many years in ministry, I have potentially over a 100 of these to share, but before I do, I would