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When Pain Comes Knocking At Your Door

‘Therefore I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the calling you have received…’ Ephesians 4:1 I’m 33 and was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at the beginning of summer ’17. My

Salvation in the Slums: A Family Legacy

My great-grandfather was born in 1905 in a tenement block in Townhead, Glasgow. He was born into extreme poverty with an alcoholic father, a chaotic home life and a mother who pawned anything and everything

Accountability, The Why and the How 2: What Accountability Looks Like

Titus is to set an example for the flock. Paul says the same to Timothy when he writes to him as well (1 Tim 4:12). Paul consistently taught this to young pastors specifically, but I

Senior Pastor's Assistant Vacancy For 20schemes

Temporary Contact for 1-2years commencing September 2015 (possibility of extension).The position would suit somebody looking to go into church planting ministry.The SPA will assist the Pastor & 20schemes Director as he carries out his duties

Women In Ministry: Should I Pursue Male Friendship(s) As A Single Woman?

Originally posted on 28 January 2015 I was recently approached to participate in a Singleness, Dating and Contentment seminar. As I started to prepare for my session I was reminded just how important this issue


$3,000/£1900 Year End Matching Challenge

Generous donors have pledged to match every new donation made in December, up to a total of $3,000/£1900. $1 will be donated for each £/$ on one-time donations. Likewise, each new recurring donor will be matched for the first month

Matching Challenge

Matching Challenge Giveaway: Hoodie & Books

Generous supporters have pledged to contribute $120 for each new US recurring donation registered in November. Donations can be in any frequency, but must total at least $120/year (examples: $10/month; $30/quarter; $120/annually). Please consider helping


Church Planting Basics: Make Sure You're Not Too Welcoming!

The early stages of forming a launch group for a new church are particularly vulnerable. Once word gets around that something ‘new’ is starting people will want to become a part of it. This is

Making Church Simple

This is one of those book you have to read with a marker in one hand and a notepad in the other. It is obviously written for an American context and, at first, I worried

Matt Chandler On How 20schemes Can Help To Grow Healthy Local Churches In Scotland

Back in 2014 Matt Chandler kindly took some time to answer the question of how we can grow healthy churches in some of Scotland’s poorest areas. His answer? Growing indigenous leaders. This is the long