“Many young men going into ministry have attended a relatively well funded University church. They have perhaps done an apprenticeship in a similar church.
But those kinds of churches (for which we should all thank God) are not normal.
The majority of churches in this country are relatively small, underfunded and (in the world’s eyes at least) struggling. They cannot hope to put on programmes and events like larger churches do.
And yet here’s the encouragement. God saves unbelievers and builds Christians through the faithful preaching of the word.”