Tag Archives: On being a Pastor

Delegation. Delegation. Delagation.

I’ve been a vicar for 19 months. In that time the structures of church government, the various roles and responsibilities and who can do them has been taking a new shape. There are great encouragements here and there, but we’re … 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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