K. Edward Copeland Interview

K. Edward Copeland is the pastor of the New Zion Baptist Church in Rockford, Illinois, where he has served for the past 16 years. He is the loving husband and father of three children. Pastor Copeland is a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ who has been blessed with many talents and skills. He […]

John A. Reed Jr. Interview

John A. Reed Jr. has led the Fairview Missionary Baptist Church of Oklahoma City for more than fifty years. It is his first and only pastorate. Dr. Reed is also a local community and national denominational leader. When I was a boy, Pastor Reed was “Uncle John” to me, as he and my father were […]

James E. Washington Interview

James E. Washington is the Senior Pastor of the historic Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church in Dayton, Ohio – where he has served for the last twenty years. Under his leadership, Phillips Temple has grown to be one of the largest and most influential congregations in his denomination. Jimmy Washington is also faithful preacher, with a […]

Catch Up On 2015 Interviews

I periodically have the opportunity to interview friends and colleagues. These conversations about faith, preaching, and ministry have become one of the features of this website.   I was fortunate to have some great conversations during the first half of 2015. Catch up on the interviews I have done so far this year, just in case you missed […]

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 […]

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 […]

#020: Maurice Watson Interview [PODCAST]

This is episode #020 of the On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.  This week’s podcast is from an interview that I had with Dr. Maurice Watson who is both a friend and mentor. Maurice Watson is the former Pastor of Beulahland Bible Church in Macon and Warner […]

#019: Mac Brunson Interview [PODCAST]

This is episode #019 of the On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Mac Brunson, a neighbor and friend some time ago and wanted to share it with you today. It was a pleasure to have Dr. Brunson as one of […]

Reginald C. Payne Interview

Reginald C. Payne is my oldest friend. We grew up in the same congregation. We basically started preaching together. We were ordained together. My father died as I was flying home to Los Angeles from Detroit. Reginald picked me up from the airport that day. We were roommates for several years. And we served together […]

Terry K. Anderson Interview

Terry K. Anderson is the Senior Pastor of the Lilly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, where he has served for the past twenty-four years. I  first heard Pastor Anderson preach many years ago. He led a revival at a church in Los Angeles. I was invited to attend, not knowing who the preacher was. […]