Category Archives: Ministry

Blogging From Phoenix: ONLY If the Lord Wills!

This will be my last post before I head to Phoenix on Sunday for the start of the SBC Aspire Pastor’s Conference and the Annual Meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.  I’ll be posting regular updates from Phoenix beginning Monday morning.  I’m … Continue reading

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SBC’s New Calvinism & Patriotic Worship: Part 1

Should Southern Baptist churches discourage expressions of patriotism in their corporate worship services on national holidays such as Memorial Day and Independence Day?According to Professor Carl “Chip” Stam and some younger Southern Baptist pastors represented by Baptist21, the answer is apparently … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Debate: Opinion Or Truth?

Real people. Up with people.  People, people, people.  Death, terminal illness, divorce, drug abuse, financial difficulties or gay marriage.  What do all of these have in common?  They involve people.  Regardless of the issue, churches and pastors minister to real people. A … Continue reading

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Being There: The Ministry Of Presence

“The most important ministry you can offer a family in the midst of difficulties is your presence.”  Perhaps one of the most helpful lessons that I learned while a student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Spoken from decades of pastoral … Continue reading

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