Angry Pastors and Elders!?!? (Ash)

One of the qualifications for a man to serve as an elder or pastor in Christ's church is that he must not be an angry man. If a man in the church has a hot temper or is known to explode in rage he is not elder material. If a hot-headed man wishes to become… Continue reading Angry Pastors and Elders!?!? (Ash)

Church Planting Teams

There are several different methods of church planting.  One method worth discussing is church planting teams.  Craig Ott and Gene Wilson have a helpful chapter on this topic in their book Global Church Planting.  Here are a few highlights from that chapter. "A team is a group of people with complementary skills who are committed… Continue reading Church Planting Teams

Leadership in the Church Plant

 As part of my studies in church planting resources, Crossway was kind enough to send me a review copy of Leaders who Last by Dave Kraft (Wheaton: Crossway, 2010).  While this book is aimed at pastors, elders, and deacons in any church situation, I'm reading it with respect to a church plant situation.  Here is my brief review… Continue reading Leadership in the Church Plant