Ralph Douglas West Interview (Part 3)

Over the course of my ministry, I have had the privilege of meeting and knowing some great men of God. Many have been very kind to me. And I have been fortunate to have helpful, challenging, and encouraging conversations that have blessed my life and ministry. I have recently been thinking it would be great […]

Ralph Douglas West Interview (Part 2)

Here is part 2 of my interview with Dr. Ralph Douglas West, Senior-Pastor of the Church Without Walls in Houston, TX. It is probably better to call this a conversation, not an interview. We just talked about life and ministry for more than two hours. Again, I am grateful that Dr. West was so generous […]

Ralph Douglas West Interview (Part 1)

I recently had the opportunity to interview one of my preaching, Dr. Ralph Douglas West, the founding and Senior-Pastor of the Church Without Walls in Houston, TX. I have known Ralph West since I was a boy. And he has been a model preacher/pastor that I have followed over the course of my ministry. I […]

Notes from Sunday – 09/30/12

Today was Missions Emphasis Day at Shiloh. It was a good day, which capped off a good week. Praise God for the one who was baptized today. As always, it was great to have our guests in worship with us today. I met Michael Eric Dyson today. I have read most of his books. It […]

Sheila Bailey Interview

We had the privilege of having Sheila Bailey to lead a session for our women during our Fall Church Institute at the Shiloh Church. Sheila Bailey is the president of Sheila B. Ministries and continues the legacy of her late husband, Dr. E.K. Bailey, the founding pastor of the Concord Church in Dallas and the […]

Fall Church Institute begins tonight at Shiloh

Our Fall Church Institute begins tonight at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville (Sept. 26-28). These three nights will be a concentrated time of Bible study and proclamation. Each evening, at 6 pm, classes will be held on Christian discipleship. David Olford of the Olford Institute (Memphis) will teach on principles and methods of […]

Preach the Word!

In 2 Timothy 4:2, Paul issues a solemn charge to Timothy: “preach the word.” This is every true preacher’s divine assignment. We must preach the word. Note that Paul did not merely charge Timothy to preach. He also instructed him what to preach. Preach the word. Paul’s specific language reminds us that the importance of […]