What Threatens to Smother the Church?

There's one more quote from Still's The Work of the Pastor (published first in 1984) that I want to highlight before I set this book down for now.  (Note: the Lt. Col. Thomson whom Still mentions below was a sort of Barnabas to churches behind the Iron Curtain in the 20th Century).  Though he writes… Continue reading What Threatens to Smother the Church?

“Pastors” in Goatland

  This quote by Scottish pastor William Still (d. 1997) is for you fellow pastors out there.  It has to do with pastoral calling as well as teaching God's people the Word. "It is to feed sheep on such truth [the whole counsel of God] that men are called to churches and congregations, whatever they may think they… Continue reading “Pastors” in Goatland

Towards Spiritual Maturity (William Still)

 William Still was an excellent Scottish preacher who died in 1997.  I only recently ran across this man's work, so I can't yet comment more than to say I enjoyed his book, Towards Spiritual Maturity (Ross-Shire: Christian Focus, 2010).  This book is brief, clear, to the point, and very affordable.  Here's one of my favorite quotes from… Continue reading Towards Spiritual Maturity (William Still)