Geoff Chang recently posted an article called “The Free Lances of Christ’s Army: Spurgeon on Bi-Vocational Ministry.” In this article, he gave this quote from Spurgeon:
The most practicable remedy is to find volunteer laborers who will not need maintenance from the people. This admirable remedy is already largely used, but not so largely as it might be. We have among us numbers of brethren engaged in handicrafts and professions who are endowed with gifts at least sufficient for the gathering of moderate congregations; and some of them display ability equal if not superior to the average of stipendiary pastors. It is an exceedingly great gain to the community when these brethren addict themselves to the ministry of the saints.
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