Notes from Sunday – 12/30/12

We made it to the last year of 2012. Praise the Lord for his faithfulness! There were only two Sundays this year that I did not preach.  There were definite points where I needed to take a break and didn’t. But I thank God for his sustaining and strengthening grace. I love the Shiloh Metropolitan […]

Top Posts of 2012

I needed a hobby. A diversion. Something. So I started writing on my blog more, among other things. Along with reading, writing is one of the most relaxing things I do. My increased writing led to a blog site update, which led to even more writing. Most weeks, I write a “Notes from Sunday” recap […]

Notes from Sunday – 12/23/12

We had a blessed day of worship and fellowship at the Shiloh Church yesterday. My Bible Study Fellowship group met for the last time this year. We continued out study of 1 Timothy 2:8-15. I focused on verses 13-14: “The Theological Basis of Gender Roles” I am learning a lot from this study of 1 […]

Rudolph Waldo McKissick, Sr. Interview (Part 2)

Here is part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Rudolph Waldo McKissick, Sr. Dr. McKissick is the Senior Pastor of the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church in Jacksonville, where he has served for 46 years. He shares pastoral responsibilities with his dynamic son, Rudolph McKissick, Jr. Dr. McKissick is a gracious man, full of wisdom, who […]

Rudolph Waldo McKissick, Sr. Interview (Part 1)

Dr. Rudolph Waldo McKissick Sr. is a legend in the Jacksonville church community. Dr. McKissick has been a part of one church all of his life – the historic Bethel Baptist Institutional Church. It is the church where his family attended when he was a child. It is the church where he met the Lord […]

Happy Birthday, Crystal!

Today is my wife, Crystal’s, birthday. Actually, December is Crystal’s month. Last week was our wedding anniversary. Next week is Christmas. And today is her birthday. Whew! I am grateful to be married to such a wonderful, beautiful woman. She is the heart of our home. And the love of my life! I am who […]

Notes from Sunday – 12/16/12

Notes from Sunday is my weekly recap of my Sunday in worship and how my favorite teams and athletes did over the weekend. Twenty-two years ago today – December 16, 1990 – I was installed as the third pastor of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Los Angeles. It seems like yesterday. I am too young […]