The Ministry of Parenthood

The Ministry of Parenthood There are a number of texts to speak about the role of parents, specifically fathers.  We could consider the following: Eph 6:4, Col 3:21, Ps 127:3 Then there are general verses about every Christian being a minister (servant): 1 Pet 4:10-11 Parenthood is such a ministry. We must give parents: Time to be good parents. Training to be good … Continue reading The Ministry of Parenthood

A Case for Expository Preaching

Expository Preaching Definition/Contrast: Hadden Robinson states, “Preaching is a living processes involving God, the preacher, and the congregation . . .”[1] This validity of this statement intensifies when one considers the expository preaching.  According to Sidney Greidanus expository preaching is “Bible-centered preaching . . . the exposition of a biblical passage.”[2] Others emphasize that “. … Continue reading A Case for Expository Preaching

What does the Congregation Expect from the Minister?

Congregational expectations vary from place to place and congregations expect much from their preacher(s).  Too often these expectations are not written down and this lack of concrete expectations can lead to misunderstandings and hurt feelings.  I suggest having as many on the table (written down) as possible.  We also know that some expectations are ridiculous … Continue reading What does the Congregation Expect from the Minister?