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Combatant or connoisseur?

Darren Moore highlights the frustration of ministering to Christian ‘experts’ and the blessing of the willing Christian fighters

Darren Moore

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For full disclosure, I was converted and did a curacy in larger churches. I was a student and worked in a church that ended up being a fair size. But, for the past 16 years, I have been the Minister of two small churches (one Anglican, one Presbyterian) – each with times of rapid growth and decline. And let’s be clear: although in once sense size isn’t the best indication of spiritual health, most of us in small churches came with the idea (perhaps in arrogance) that we might grow them into bigger churches.