Having spent ten years as a paid pastor in a church, I’ve spent the past year and a bit in a slightly different position. I’m currently self-supported which means I’m responsible for raising my own support. There are a lot of positives and benefits to this. One reason I was keen to spend some time… Continue reading What is the Biblical basis for financially supporting pastors?
The place where potential pastors, youth and children’s leaders and women’s workers are likely to be identified is in the local church and that’s exactly where it should be. A healthy church wants to encourage members of the church family to use their gifts to serve the Gospel. In some cases, this will mean considering… Continue reading Discerning a calling (1) A process for the local church