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Mark grew up in a Christian home, his father being the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church Maryport, Cumbria. and
he was converted at a young age. In 1993, Mark went to Aberystwyth to study law. It was during this time that he began to consider
whether the Lord was calling him into the ministry. Upon completing his law degree, the church at Maryport sent him to study at the
London Theological Seminary.
In September 1999 Mark was ordained to the ministry and inducted as the Assistant Pastor of Deeside Evangelical Christian Church
in North East Wales. In February 2004 Mark accepted a call to the pastorate of Geneva Road Evangelical Baptist Church, Darlington.

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Primer – How Far We Fell (Issue 2) – the doctrine of sin

Primer is a new journal published twice a year by the FIEC. Each issue focuses on one subject with different authors providing analysis from various angles. The journal is aimed primarily at church leaders, to help them engage with significant…

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Theodore Beza – The Man and the Myth
Shawn D. Wright

This title opens with, ‘Theodore Beza? Who’s he? Why should I care about him?’ The author (associate professor of church history at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) answers these questions with warmth and clarity. Three reasons are given for writing.…

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The Letters to the Colossians and to Philemon (Pillar New Testament Commentary)
Douglas J. Moo

Douglas Moo's excellent, accessible commentary on these two Pauline letters evaluates the merits of plausible constructed 'backgrounds', combines exegesis with sound practical insight, balances scholarship with pastoral concern, and applies the meaning of the texts powerfully to twenty-first century readers.

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Discipline With Care: Applying Biblical Correction In Your Church
Stephen McQuoid

Discipline is one of the most difficult issues in contemporary church life. Church leaders often need to battle to maintain the integrity of their churches, sometimes with tragic results. But why is it so hard? Should we bother with it…

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Ministry on My Mind: John Newton on entering pastoral ministry
John Newton

There has been much discussion over recent years on the subject of the call to the ministry. One recent survey of Christian young men in the UK found that nearly a third of those questioned were confused as to what…

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