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All articles & reviews tagged with call-to-the-ministry

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September 2019
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Remaining Faithful in Ministry: 9 essential convictions for every pastor

As the title suggests, this book is mainly directed at ministers, though occasional preachers and those considering going into the ministry would greatly benefit from its content. Dr MacArthur begins by stating that, despite having two godly ministers in his family, his father and grandfather, his ministry is most influenced by the Apostle Paul.…

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Handle That New Call with Care: Accepting or Declining a Call to a New Congregation

This is a book I felt like writing! Its subtitle is ‘Accepting or declining a call to a new congregation’, and having just been through that process myself, I was aware of the dearth of literature on this subject. The book is written not only for ministers, but for elders and members of churches…

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January 1995
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

What is ‘a call to the ministry’?

The word 'apostle' means 'one sent'. In the strict and official sense it denotes 'the twelve' (and Paul, of course), all of whom were immediately 'sent' by the Lord and who therefore may be described as the apostles of Jesus Christ'(Luke 6:13; 1 Corinthians 1:1; 1 Peter 1:1; 2 Peter 3:2). In a more…

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