Hillsong used to have song called “I will never be the same again”. The refrain was: There are higher heights, there are deeper seas Whatever you want to do Lord, do in me It was a beautiful song and although it’s not been one I’ve sung in a long time, I was thinking about itContinue reading “There are Higher Heights!”
The next qualification for ministry is that an elder should be “given to hospitality”. The Greek word is xenophile which means a lover of foreigners. Elders should be able to show hospitality, welcome and kindness to people no matter their background. In the Tree of Life Network, all our elders have to open their housesContinue reading “Pastors and Elders IX: The Requirements for an Elder (part VI)”
7. Start with a good ice-breaker 6. Ensure that everyone is free to contribute 5. Ensure that no-one is forced to contribute 4. Sing together. 3. Read the Bible together 2. Pray for each other’s needs 1. Green tea. Hot green tea.