Tag Archives: Derek Prime

A church of small groups and more

This year at Holy Trinity we are aiming to go from being a church with small groups to a church of small groups. This is the first stage of an expanding small group ministry. The next stage will be to … Continue reading

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Faith not the ability or zeal of a pastor

I am tempted to think that if I were more able and zealous then people might be converted and the church grow but of course this is nonsense. My trust must not be in me or my work but in … Continue reading

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Priorities in pastoral ministry.

I said earlier in the week that Derek Prime and Alastair Begg’s book “On being a pastor” was a great tonic for a tired and stressed pastor.  Here’s the last two paragraphs of the chapter on pastoral care which I … Continue reading

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Prime & Begg on Being a Pastor.

This summer my reading list included “On Being a Pastor” by Derek Prime and Alistair Begg.  Last year I read “Mentoring Leaders” by Carson Pue which I’ve blogged some extracts from.  I found Prime and Begg to be a useful … Continue reading

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