Hensworth W.C. Jonas Interview

Hensworth W.C. Jonas is the Presiding Elder of the Eastern Caribbean Baptist Mission in Antigua and Barbuda. The ECBM consists of three local churches: Central Baptist Church, Tyrell’s Baptist Church, and Covenant Baptist Church. Jonas is also the Principle of the Baptist Academy, a leading school on the islands that educates from kindergarten through high school. […]

On Preaching with David L. Olford

David L. Olford is the president Olford is a preaching professor and leader of the Stephen Olford Institute. The son of the noted pastor and preacher, Stephen F. Olford, David continues his father’s legacy of faithful preaching and training the next generation of Bible teachers and preachers. What God expects us to attempt, He also […]

Jasper Williams Jr. Interview

Jasper Williams Jr. is one of the most well-known, greatly beloved, and most imitated preachers in the country. The son of a preacher, Jasper Williams trusted Christ and began his public ministry as a six-year-old boy. While attending the Morehouse College in Atlanta, Williams was called to pastor the Salem Bible Church. He has now served […]

Stephen John Thurston Interview

Stephen J. Thurston has been the Pastor of the New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago for thirty-seven years. He succeeded his father, who pastored the church for twenty-two years. Thurston’s grandfather, the founding pastor of the congregation, served the church for twenty-two years. A graduate of the historic Bishop College in Dallas, Pastor Thurston is known […]

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 […]