Balance

  I am helping to reinvigorate the Witness Commission here at CPC.  In doing so, we have encountered the old question of the relationship between what is commonly called “evangelism” and “mercy ministries”. Mercy ministries are those which deal primarily with people’s physical needs – feeding those who are hungry, housing those who are homeless;…

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The Perfect Father

Many years ago, the church I happened to be serving at the time hosted a presbytery meeting (the periodic regional gathering of elders and pastors from our   denomination). As the host church pastor, I had the unique role of planning and helping to lead worship for my  colleagues – including giving the sermon on that…

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