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Interview with James Banks - Peace Church, Durham NC

EPC Pastor James Banks (Peace Church, Durham, NC - www.PeaceChurchDurham.org) was recently interviewed on “Let’s Pray” (The Hope Channel) about his book Praying the Prayers of the Bible.  To watch the interview, the segment starts about 8:10 into the program.  ...

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Discounts for EPC minister/staff moving expenses

When we read in Genesis 12 how Abraham answered the call from God to “Go from your country to a land that I will show you”, we marvel at God’s grace and Abraham’s obedience and faith. We don’t tend to think about the logistics of packing up and moving! But today, if ...

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Download ECFA's "Preparing Tax Returns for Clergy"

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has released their 2013 electronic edition of Preparing Tax Returns for Clergy, based on the book 2013 Minister's Tax & Financial Guide by Zondervan. Download the abridged electronic version Purchase the full version from the ...

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Ministerial Vocation Committee approves PIR Ministries

Studies indicate that 1,500 - 2,000 pastors are displaced from their church each month, or 18,000 to 24,000 a year. Unlike being laid off or fired from most other positions, the exited pastor doesn't have the church to fall back on for support. The church is the source of the disappointment, anger ...

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"Best Practices" Survey for Advisors and Candidates

The Ministerial Vocation Committee of the General Assembly is gathering information from recently ordained ministers and candidate advisors in all presbyteries on what practices have worked effectively in the candidate advising process. Have you served as an advisor to a candidate? Please take ...

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