Saturday Should Outs: MSMBC, Writing, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading my blog. Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board. I hope you find the following links and information. You can sign up for email updates of future posts under the picture to the left. I had the privilege of ministering at my former congregation in Los Angeles this week. Check out my post: […]

Thank You, Mt. Sinai!

This week I taught and preached at the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church of Los Angeles, where George E. Hurtt is the pastor. The meeting was a part of the congregation’s 71st anniversary celebration. I taught a class on expository preaching and was the main speaker for the evening services. My personal and spiritual roots […]

Notes from Sunday – 09/15/13

This weekend, we began our Men’s Discipleship Fellowship with 33 The Series: Authentic Manhood (Part 3). My wife, Crystal, began a Women’s Discipleship Fellowship on “The Life-Ready Women.” We got off to a good start. Between our two services, I had a session with a Bible Study Fellowship teachers in preparation for the upcoming semester. […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: Chicago, 33, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading my blog. You can sign up for email updates of future posts under the picture to the left. Saturday morning, the men of Shiloh will begin 33 The Series Part 3. Our women will also begin a study led by my wife, Crystal. Please pray these Discipleship Fellowships will be fruitful. Shout […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: Kansas City, Pine Bluff, & Ministry Links

 Thanks for visiting my blog. Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board of things I have found helpful. You can sign up for email updates of future posts under the picture to the left. Thanks for your comments on my post – Armor Bearer is NOT a Biblical Office. Apparently, I struck a nerve. Shout-out to […]

Armor Bearer is NOT a Biblical Church Office!

He picked me up from the airport. We headed straight to the church. I wanted to look over my manuscript once more before I preached. But I took a few minutes to chat with my driver. I asked my standard questions, including, “Where do you serve in the church?” “I’m pastor’s chief armor bearer,” he […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: Dublin, Preaching, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading my blog this week. You can sign up for email updates of feature posts under the picture to the left. Shout-out to Pastor Fred Williams and the Turkey Creek Baptist Church of Dublin, GA, for the opportunity to preach during their summer revival this week. Read the two posts I wrote this […]

On Sermon Outlines

Every sermon should have a destination. It also needs a clear path to get there. A sermon outline charts the path for the sermon to reach its intended destination. Good sermons have effective outlines. A sermon is more than an outline. But it is not less. The outline gives structure to the message. That structure […]

If You Catch Him Right…

There was a pastor I listened to during the early days of my ministry. I really enjoyed his preaching. And I would commend him to other preachers. This pastor was not well-known to many of the preachers I talked to. And they would ask me what his preaching was like. “He can say it,” I […]