How do you decide whether or not to accept a call to a different pastorate? A young minister shares the story of two calls he turned down and one he accepted. This article will stimulate your thinking concerning the criteria that help identify a genuine call from the Lord.
Paul's apparently contradictory statements about the law can be explained by distinguishing between his moral and soteriological usages of the law in his writings. He rejected the law as a method of salvation but upheld it as, a moral standard of Christian conduct.
''What can you do to transform your Sabbath school into a place of vital learning and growing? Help the teachers in all divisions to be more person-centered,
more caring and sensitive to the hurts and felt needs of learners. ''
One day you are going to retire! How do you relate to the pastor and the church when you are no longer the pastor? Inglish shows the pitfalls involved and tells the stories of a pastor who made it and one who failed.
Five years ago our church began a study of secularism: how to reach secularists and how to deal with its impact on the church. MINISTRY'S editor reports on the work of the committee, drawing some conclusions from that study.