Mac Brunson is the Pastor of the historic First Baptist Church of Jacksonville. We are neighbors, as the Shiloh Church is only five blocks from FBCJAX. Since my arrival in Jacksonville, Dr. Brunson has been a friend and brother to me. His prayers, gospel partnership, and encouragement has meant more than words can express. I […]
Chelsi P. Henry is a young woman who represents the Lord Jesus Christ well in the worlds of law and politics. A native of Jacksonville, Chelsi currently works in the Florida state capital. She is also a lawyer, public speaker, and the founder of prayer ministry called Always Praying. In 2014, Chelsi was recognized by CNN […]
Some years ago, I preached a meeting in San Antonio. As I sat at the pastor’s conference table, I notice a flier for pastor’s conference in Jacksonville, FL. It caught my attention because one of my preaching heroes was a featured speaker. I wrote down the name of the host pastor and church to look […]
I have been richly blessed over the years by the preaching ministry of Reginald D. Terry. He is a well-traveled and much sought-after preacher, because of his sound and faithful handling of the word of God. Reginald Terry is also the author of a helpful book, Associates in Ministry. Enjoy this conversation about following Christ and […]
Clint Pressley is the Pastor-Teacher of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Clint grew up in Hickory Grove Church. And God called him back to serve the church of his youth several years ago. Pressley is a joy-filled Christian who is a joy to be around. He is a strong and faithful […]
Phillip L. Pointer is the Pastor of the St. Mark Baptist Church in Little Rock. After pastoring in the greater Washington D.C. area for some years, Pointer has now led the St Mark Church – one of the largest congregations in Arkansas – for the past two years. I occasionally listen to Phillip Pointer’s sermons […]
Over the past several years, I have been informally making a list of prominent African-American pastors who mark their introduction to expository preachers to being exposed to the preaching ministry of Dr. A. Louis Patterson Jr. It is now a long list. Dr. Patterson is truly the “Godfather” of expository preaching among African-Americans. Beyond speaking and […]
Over the past several years, I have been informally making a list of prominent African-American pastors who mark their introduction to expository preachers to being exposed to the preaching ministry of Dr. A. Louis Patterson Jr. It is now a long list. Dr. Patterson is truly the “Godfather” of expository preaching among African-Americans.
Beyond speaking and conferences conventions and church revivals, Dr. Patterson leads one of the great congregations of our country. Dr. Patterson has led the Mt. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Houston for forty-four years.
I recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. Patterson about his life and ministry. Enjoy!
Dr. R.A. Williams, Jr. is the Pastor of the McCoy Memorial Baptist Church in Los Angeles, where he has served for more than 30 years. Pastor Williams is also the President of WHW Ministries, which hosts an annual conference of preaching in Los Angeles. I was a teenager when I first heard Dr. Williams preach. […]
Mrs. Karen Waddles is the wife of Dr. George Waddles, Pastor of the Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago. Karen is also the assistant to the publisher at Moody Publishers, a conference speaker, and contributing author of Our Voices: Issues Facing Black Women in America and the Women of Color in the Bible. She and […]