Our first episode in a new series called “Sunday Worship”, covering what we think about our pre-service routines.
Tim Elmore (MCE, MDiv) is married to a wonderful daughter of Christ with whom he has three children. For more than twenty years, God has seen fit to use Tim to proclaim the Gospel through various ministry roles around the world. Currently, Tim is the Senior Pastor of Memorial Baptist Church in Stratford, ON. Follow him on Twitter @timelmore2.
Marshall Morden is married to Candace and is new to both fatherhood and pastoral ministry. He recently left his career in business to pursue the Lord’s calling to vocational ministry. He is currently studying at Heritage College & Seminary and is serving as the Associate Pastor at Memorial Baptist Church is Stratford, ON.
No church leader today could have predicted the severe test that COVID-19 has brought to the church. But the greatest test is yet to come. Sparring Twitter hashtags reveal the lines of division emerging in society. Will it be the same in the church? Even now church members are starting to divide over #stayhome or #endthelockdown. This test is difficult because the dividing issues are so personal. Dying relatives. Loved ones in front line health care. Or the destruction of a life’s work, along with meagre savings, jobs, homes and livelihoods, all disintegrating in real-time. Every government has ironically exposed...