Church Society logo              
    Building on the foundations      
Join RSS
 
Twitter Facebook
 
 

We update our blog several times a week, with news and comment on ministry, theology, the Bible, liturgy and issues of the day.

  Click here for the Reformation book offer!   Click here for the vacancies and appointments   Click here for Church Society membership  

Please consider supporting the work of Church Society

Donate
 

Ministry Monday: “Build” - Mark Burkill on a pattern for local parish ministry

Photo of contributor

Posted by Sophia Akouo, 6 Feb 2017

At the JAEC conference last summer, Mark Burkill outlined a pattern for discipleship and biblical teaching in the local parish church.

Revd Dr Mark Burkill, Chair of Reform and Latimer Trust, and Vicar of Christ Church Leyton, spoke of how church leaders must build Christian community. We were encouraged from Titus to build with Christ’s teaching in a way that impacts people’s lives, and so in turn have an impact on the watching world. Mark further shared with us what this looks like in a parish church, namely biblical teaching that goes beyond sermons – from the way we conduct services, small groups, right through to one-to-one discipleship – all so that people are eager to do what is good.

This talk was a useful reminder of how the local parish church can be strategically used to disciple and train God’s people.

Sophia Akouo is an ordinary Anglican churchgoer who enjoys listening to good talks.

Add your comment

Let us know what you think on our Facebook page

 

Church Society blog

December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017