Jarvis L. Collier Interview

Jarvis L. Collier is the Pastor of the Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Kansas City, Kansas. We are home boys from Los Angeles. Collier served two local churches in Los Angeles – one historic and the other planted – before taking the helm of the Pleasant Green Church fifteen years ago. Alongside of his pastoral […]

The King of the Jews

The King of the Jews  John 18 begins with the betrayal and arrest of Jesus. It ends with his interrogation before the Roman governor, Pilate. At this point, Jesus had already been questioned by Annas, the father-in-law of the high priest (vv. 19-23) and the high priest him, Caiaphas (vv. 24-27). Now Pilate will question […]

Stephen Nelson Rummage Interview

Stephen Nelson Rummage is the Senior-Pastor of the Bell Shoals Baptist Church near Tampa, Florida, where he has served for six years. He is also featured speaker of the Moving Forward radio broadcast, the author of several books, and guest preacher for many conferences and conventions. I highly recommend Stephen Rummage’s book, Planning Your Preaching. You should also read […]

3 Things I Need God To Do For Me As I Preach

I publicly pray before I start my sermons. I also privately pray as I preach. Can you preach and pray at the same time? You better! Multiple things go through the preacher’s mind as he preaches. I’m not sure the preacher thinks about multiple things at the same time. Rather, the mind quickly and constantly […]

Our Journey to Biblical Eldership

Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood. – Acts 20:28 I sat in the back seat. Two church leaders sat up front. They thought they were talking to me. […]

“I Was Blind, But Now I See!”

“I Was Blind, But Now I See!” John 9:1 says Jesus was passing by and saw a man blind from birth. Jesus is still passing by. And he still sees those who cannot see him! We have been blinded by sin. We have been blind since birth (Psalm 51:5). But Jesus is able to open […]

A Spiritual House Cleaning

A Spiritual House Cleaning It was the time of the Passover. Jerusalem was filled with throngs of pilgrims who had come to remember and celebrate how the Lord delivered the children of Israel from the bondage of Egypt. Jesus and his disciples were also in town. And when Jesus saw what was taking place in […]