Young Christian Leaders Changing the Political landscape.

Part Two Further to my last blog post and carrying on with the idea of Christians in politics, I must add that I firmly believe that it is right for young Christian leaders to start to get involved in politics. But politics starts at the grass roots level, in the community. It is there that any young Christian Leader who is shepherding a church congregation must start.  If they are interested in knowing what is going on in the local community then it is at local level that the politics start. Many Ideas come from grass root local community groups. These are past upwards to people on parish, town or… Read More

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Should young Christian leaders get involved in Politics?

Part one. I love talking politics, I am not sure I am very good at it. I don’t have the analytical mind or ego that seems to go with being in politics. I also come from a denominational background that discouraged any involvement in politics or political debate. But that was a different time and a different place. The world of the young Christian leader has changed out of all recognition to my day. The challenges they face are very different. The voice of Christian reason and values, its morals and ethics have in many places become a whisper. The left wing secularists and the media openly discourage Christians from… Read More

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Young Christian Leaders asking what am I worth?

“There is too much month left at the end of my pay packet.” Pastors pay and salaries has always been an emotive issue. In the past, this most contentious of subjects has pitted congregations and church boards against clergy and preachers. The war cry was “God you keep him humble and we will keep him poor.” Last week, when talking to a group of young pastors this question of salary and pay came up. Questions such as How much am I worth? Is it right for me to ask for a pay increase? Firstly, let me say that for many, times have changed. The average pay for pastors in the… Read More

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