Calvin’s Pattern of Excellence in the Ministry

John Calvin was not the only person involved in Geneva during the time of the Reformation. Recall the timeline of the relationship between Calvin and Geneva. Calvin begins his work, for the first time, in Geneva in 1536. It was the guilt trip from William Farel that secured Calvin initially in Geneva. Farel in his … Continue reading Calvin’s Pattern of Excellence in the Ministry

Ministers on Trial Debates and the 43rd General Assembly of the PCA

One of the overtures brought up at this last denominational meeting (June 2015) of the PCA was seeking to change the Book of Church order to force an officer in the PCA to testify in cases involving doctrinal issues. Put simply, “Can you force a minister to affirm, deny or state plainly what he believes?” … Continue reading Ministers on Trial Debates and the 43rd General Assembly of the PCA

When Ministers are Like Politicians

This last week former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 30 months in prison for living the high life with the campaign funds he had been given. I read this story and it intrigued me. How did a person enter a position to serve the community of citizens only to live a life of … Continue reading When Ministers are Like Politicians