I noticed this book on the store shelf because of the two authors. Each year we take a study trip to the UK including Edinburgh, Scotland and attend the historic Charlotte Baptist Chapel founded by Robert and James Haldane. Both of these men have pastored at that church, Begg being the assistant to Derek Prime. This book leans toward the practical side of the pastoral ministry, both men giving their advice and using themselves as examples of “how I did it.” There is special emphasis on keeping details and following through with assignments but also refreshing discussion of the pastor’s prayer life and study time.
We Who Are SlavesMarch 31, 2018
Jesus said, “If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me” (Luke 9:23). To deny oneself in today’s culture might simply mean to practice a little self-control, perhaps to eat a little less, or to be more diligent with one’s personal devotions. But this […]
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
Biblical LeadershipFebruary 28, 2017
Not the number of one’s servants, but the number whom one serves, is the heavenly criterion of greatness and the real preparation for leadership. Oswald Sanders What is Biblical leadership? Everyone seems to know these days and yet no one seems to know. All of us who […]