How do we do the work?

Now that we have addressed the questions: ‘where do we begin?’ and what does it take?’ we will now examine Nehemiah chapter three and consider the question, ‘how do we do the work?’ Nehemiah chapter three is a fascinating testimony of the leadership and organizational skills of Nehemiah. As you read through the chapter you…

Church Life: A study in First Timothy (Part 2)

As we continue our walk through the book of First Timothy, we come now to some basic and practical instructions for the local church. Paul shifts his focus from warnings concerning false teachers to the church and its responsibilities and duties. The priority of prayer and evangelism (2:1-8). Prayer must and should be a top…

A Pastor’s Heart – Romans 15:14-33

  The apostle Paul was a missionary who had a pastor’s heart. When we think of the term ‘pastor’ it is important that we differentiate between the gift of pastor and the office of pastor. The word ‘pastor’ basically means to ‘shepherd.’ According to Ephesians 4:11, to ‘pastor’ is a spiritual gift given to the…