Saturday Shout-Outs: Tune-Up, Bailey & Ministry Links

Posted by on Jun 29, 2013 in Saturday Shout-Outs | 0 comments

Thanks to Pastor Romell Williams for preaching the word at the Shiloh Church this week during our Midyear Tune-Up. Shout-out to those of you who have shared with the ways you are benefiting from reading, It Happens After Prayer. Hope to see you at the 2013 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference in Dallas, July 8-11. Pastoralized: 5 Quick Reasons to Manuscript Your Sermons Greg Breazeale: Who is the Hero of Your Sermon? Trevin Wax: Let the Tone of...

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Overcoming Hindrances to Effective Prayer

Posted by on Jun 28, 2013 in Prayer | 2 comments

There are two primary reasons why you should pray. The first is obedience to duty. That is, we should pray because the word of God commands us to pray. Period. The second reason why you should pray is more pragmatic: Prayer works! God answers prayer. It pleases God to meet the needs of his children through the means of believing prayer. But while answered prayer is one of the great motivations to pray; unanswered prayer can discourage your...

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Notes from Sunday – 06/23/13

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Notes from Sunday 2013 | 0 comments

I praise the Lord for the opportunity to worship corporately and publicly with the saints of the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church today. In my Bible Study Fellowship, I taught on 1 Timothy 6:1-2: “The Ethic of Christian Servanthood.”┬áIn verse 1, Paul gives instructions for serving unbelieving masters. In verse 2, Paul gives instructions for serving believing masters. (I plan to teach verses 3-10 next Sunday). As always, it was...

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Saturday Shout-Outs: St. Louis, D.C., & Ministry Links

Posted by on Jun 22, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thanks to Dr. George W. Waddles for the opportunity to address the National Baptist Convention’s Congress of Christian Education this past Tuesday in St. Louis. I am also grateful for the presence of Moody Publishers at the congress and the opportunity to sign copies of It Happens After Prayer. Shout-out to Pastor Patrick Walker for the opportunity to speak at the New Macedonia Baptist Church in Washington D.C. A big shout-out to the 2013...

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Notes from Father’s Day 2013

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Notes from Sunday 2013 | 1 comment

I hope you had a great Father’s Day weekend! I thank God for my father: H.B. Charles Sr. My father died on Father’s Day weekend. And I used to find Father’s Day very painful. But I was filled with grateful memories this weekend. I only hope that I may become half the man and preacher my father was. I am indescribably thankful for my three children – H.B. III, Natalie Marie, and Hailey Breanne – also known as,...

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