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This is a page with specific links for church leaders (there are many other general useful links elsewhere on our site). Please send to us any useful links you particularly like to: CONTACT US

 

 

ARTICLES

16 Keys to Effective Elder's Meetings (download pdf)

Almost 6,000 pastors take a serious pledge by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

Called To Integrity by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

Faith and Spirituality among Emerging Adults by Penny Edgell (University of Minnesota; pdf 14 pages)

Leadership Essentials by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

The search is on - for faithful Pastors by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

Sex in the City… What About the Church? by Rob Furlong (Lookout)

What You Need to Know if You’re Called to Ministry by Max Andrews

Where are we going? Our need for sound Christian Leaders by Adrian van Leen (Lookout)

Why Apologetics Should Be A Requirement For Every Pastor (Deeper Waters)

Why Are So Many Young People Leaving the Church (Cross Examined)

Why Religion Matters Even More: The Impact of Religious Practice on Social Stability by Patrick Fagan, Ph.D.

You Lost Me by Graham Stanton who writes "I’ll get straight to the point: you need to read You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church...and Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman

Your Pastor: Shepherd or CEO? by T. David Gordon

 

 

GENERAL WEBSITES 

9MARKS is a website by Mark Dever and others. It aims to assist churches in their biblical bearings and re-think ministry methods; as well helping local church pastors and leaders.

CHURCH LEADERS has a lot of helpful resources for a broad range of different leaders in the church; use with discernment.

CHURCH LEADERSHIP is the ministry of the 'Institute of Church Leadership Development. It has a strong Francis Schaeffer legacy.

LIFEWAY is a dedicated Christian website that is multifaceted in all aspects of Church life and practice. Particularly relevant for church leaders.

PASTORAL RESOURCES: information and articles for pastors.

 THOM S RAINER "Growing healthy churches - together."

 

 

COUNSELLING

We now have a dedicated, and exetensive, page on counselling ... you will find it HERE.

 

 

MENTORING FOR CHRISTIAN LEADERS (Australia)

AEDIFICIA "We can offer you 'mentoring' as you develop as a Christian leader as well as supporting your effective practice". This is the ministry of Rev. Peter Moore and his wife Ngaire. 

 

 

PREACHING

BIBLE STUDY TOOLS and SERMON HELPS

 

 

PREACHING MP3

Seven (7) key mp3 messages from Sovereign Grace on preaching.

A series of MP3 talks on PREACHING by Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones from Monergism.

 Dick Lucas on What Makes an Excellent Teacher. Nancy Guthrie talks with Dick Lucas about improving as a Bible teacher (The Gospel Coalition - 56 mins)

 

 

PREACHING ARTICLES

Dr. Lloyd-Jones and Authority in Preaching. The Summary of an Address given by Iain Murray at the Carey Conference 2001 at Swanwick (Banner of Truth).

Five Errors to Drop From Your Easter Sermon. If you want to help people see Holy Week with fresh eyes, start by dropping these familiar fallacies by Andreas J. Köstenberger and Justin Taylor (CT)

PREACHING articles from a variety of authors from 'Beginning With Moses'

 

 

'THE MINISTRY' MP3

'The Ministry' (MP3 Series) by Dr. Sinclair B. Ferguson:

  • Called to the ministry (MP3)
  • Preaching the Word (MP3)
  • The minister's prayer (MP3)
  • The unction of the minister (MP3)

 

 

CLERGY ABUSE by Adrian van Leen

Part 1 - History and Biblical

Part 2 - Perspective’s on the problem

Part 3 - Catholic Church in crisis

Part 4 - High cost of compensation

Part 5 - What can WE do?

These articles can be downloaded as pdf files.

 

 

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Christian Quotes

"The blood of Christ is the only cleansing agent in the universe that can give the conscience relief in life and peace in death"

John Piper

HSC Studies of Religion. ENTER HERE

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