03 The Lure & Necessity of Mercy Ministry: Restoring the Image of God
From the 2015 Spring Augustine Presbytery Retreat:
The Lure & Necessity of Mercy Ministry: Restoring the Image of God
While everyone knows the famous line about "true religion," Christians frequently miss the numerous warnings about the various pitfalls of ministry to orphans and widows. This is part of the Church's war with the mangling effects of sin, but our methods must reinforce the inherent dignity and value of every human being.
Toby Sumpter (M.A.T.S., Erskine Theological Seminary) was ordained as a minister in 2007. He previously served as minister of Holy Trinity Church (CREC) in Greenville, SC. He completed his undergraduate studies at New St. Andrews College and pursued ministerial studies at Greyfriars Hall. In addition to his pastoral duties, he teaches an online Omnibus course... read more