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“Now my soul is troubled, and what shall I say?"

John 12:27a

The imperative to think through transformational leadership in the church should be troubling to the soul. Not because it is not a joy to serve God and God’s people, but because the task and problems are so huge. 706 more words


“Open to me the gates of righteousness that I may enter through them and give thanks to the LORD. This is the gate of the L… 531 more words

First Journey, Final Jottings...Now What?

Now what…has turned into six weeks of this, that and the other thing! To be more specific, we returned from our First Journey Adventure to a home buzzing with activity for the wedding of our daughter, Inga, to Darren Ewing. 257 more words


Necessity of Theology and Ethics in Pastoral Care

A question can be asked as to whether there is a role for pastoral care. While pastoral care has centuries (millenia) of experience… the last 100 years has seen growth of alternatives for psychoemotional care. 631 more words


Is the church failing gay Christians? by Denny Burk

Another excellent article from Denny Burk. In particular, Denny confirms Scriptural truth as the necessary foundation for determining pastoral care approaches:

“One can hardly bypass biblical truth in formulating a pastoral response to homosexuality. 308 more words


Messages for Cards

Have you ever got stuck and wondered ‘what can I write in this card?’

Well you might find this website helpful – http://www.bestcardmessages.com/

There are examples of messages for all types of occasions.


Grain of Wheat

Our little community of Saint James of Jerusalem in Dublin has been dedicated to a proclamation of the Holy Gospel through the work of love among the people with whom we live. 379 more words