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William Still – The Work of the Pastor – Some Quotes

Some quotes from my Christmas Eve reading, ‘The Work of the Pastor’ by Revd William Still (1964)… “To be pastors you must be ‘fed men’, not only in knowledge, but in wisdom, grace, humility, courage, fear of God, and fearlessness … Continue reading

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The parable of the Welsh sheep farmer in late spring snow

On Your Farm (6:30am on Radio 4 this morning 7th April in case you want to listen again on BBC iPlayer) followed the events on a sheep farm in north Wales, where late, deep spring snow has killed hundreds of … Continue reading

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William Still on the pastor’s relationship to the Word of God

I love the Word of God and spend lots of time in it and with it. I was converted under the ministry of William Still and love this little summary of the pastor’s relationship to the Word of God. To … Continue reading

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3 reasons for passionate expository preaching

Here’s three quotes from William Still’s book, The Work of the Pastor, where he gives three reasons for passionate expository preaching: anything else is unacceptable to God; dispassionate preaching is the devil’s scheme, people flourish in ministry as a result … Continue reading

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