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January 2021
News > Church news

Rob Childs ordained at Droylsden Independent Church, Manchester

Revd Rob Childs was ordained and inducted to the pastorate of Droylsden Independent Church, Manchester, in October. Droylsden’s former pastor, Revd Ian Densham, led the ordination. Revd Dr Thomas Brand (Director of the Evangelical Fellowship of Congregational Churches) and Revd Jackie Brown (People’s Hall Evangelical Church, Bridgnorth) also officiated. Ian addressed Rob with seven…

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April 2019
News > Church news

Philip Mallon ordained in Westhoughton

On 19 January, a packed congregation gathered to witness the ordination service of Rev. Philip Mallon. He was also installed to the office of Associate Pastor at Westhoughton Evangelical Church, southwest of Bolton. The church there has a long history, stretching all the way back to 1889. Rev. Mallon trained at London Reformed Baptist…

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Review

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Test, Train, Affirm, & Send Into Ministry: Recovering the Local Church’s Responsibility in the External Call

This book is written against the author’s concern that students are enrolling at theological seminaries and entering the ministry without anyone adequately testing their calling or being responsible for sending them out. He assumes here that ‘the ministry’ is the pastoral ministry, including preaching. He asserts that the model of the pastor is King…

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