Dealing With Worry 01: What is Worry?

Welcome to the Dream Academy. We are here to help you walk in your dreams through motivation, teaching, inspiration and challenge. Today is #teachingtuesday, and we are going to start a series on dealing with worry. Worry is one of the biggest dream-killers that exists. You need to learn how to identify and deal withContinue reading “Dealing With Worry 01: What is Worry?”

Pastors and Elders III: What Paul taught the Elders

I said in the first post in this series (https://benjaminconway.net/2014/05/19/pastors-and-elders-ii-the-elders-conference/) that we would find out what Paul taught the elders at Miletus.  And I give you my word that before this series is over we will look at Acts 20.  But due to emails and questions that have arisen from the first post, I amContinue reading “Pastors and Elders III: What Paul taught the Elders”

Be A Voice, Not an Echo!

I recently read an article on pastoral leadership, and as I was reading it, it just seemed inauthentic, and at the same time a little bit familiar.  So after a little time with Google, I found out this article was actually two other articles, both penned by experienced pastors, both of which I had alreadyContinue reading “Be A Voice, Not an Echo!”

5 Reasons Some People Never Enter Ministry

  1.  They aren’t prepared to take a chance and a risk. 2. They are lazy. 3. They aren’t prepared to start small. 4. They aren’t prepared to start in a ministry with someone else’s name on the door. 5. They aren’t prepared to help people for free

Role of the Pastor 6: Training

Part of your role is training the sheep.  You will be loved for feeding them, and hated for training them.  You are responsible for training the sheep to embrace and understand the culture of your church, how to behave at church, and how to live the Christian life.  The worst pastors are the pastors thatContinue reading “Role of the Pastor 6: Training”

Role of the Pastor 5: Feeding the Sheep

Shepherds have to feed the sheep.  That should be obvious, but there are a lot of pastors who are not feeding the sheep.  You cannot exaggerate how important it is for the pastors to feed the sheep.  You just cannot overestimate how important this is.  Your preaching to the gathering of the saints is soContinue reading “Role of the Pastor 5: Feeding the Sheep”

Loyalty 6… Signs of Disloyalty 3: Criticism

Hi there, my name is Benjamin Conway, and I am the pastor of Tree of Life Church in Dagenham.  We are currently looking at the topic of Loyalty – something you need to cultivate as a leader.  As soon as someone gets to the passive stage of disloyalty (stage 2, as discussed here), you needContinue reading “Loyalty 6… Signs of Disloyalty 3: Criticism”

Loyalty (part 1)

One of the most important keys in living a successful life is learning the principles behind loyalty. We live in a generation which has largely forgotten the principles of loyalty – and therefore has forgotten the keys to qualification to success.  In a day in which people denigrate local churches, rebel against legitimate authority andContinue reading “Loyalty (part 1)”