Notes from Sunday – 10/14/12

Yesterday was a long, good day of worship. I really enjoyed teaching my Bible Study Fellowship group. In completed an exposition of 1 Timothy 1:3-11. I plan to teach 1 Timothy 1:12-17 next week. As always, it was great to have our guests in worship yesterday. Our children’s choir sang during the 10:15 service. Hailey […]

Speaking @ Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach

Wednesday night, I preached for Pastor Welton Pleasant at the Christ Second Baptist Church of Long Beach, CA. Christ Second Baptist Church is celebrating its 105th church anniversary this month. Pastor Pleasant, whom I have known for some years, invited me in honor of my father, who pastored the church for ten years, before he […]

David L. Olford Interview

We recently hosted David L. Olford at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville. Dr. Olford lectured of Bible interpretation during our fall church institute. David holds the Stephen Olford Chair of Preaching at Union University, a professorship named in honor of his late father – Stephen F. Olford. He has served as President of Olford Ministries International […]

Notes from Sunday – 10/07/12

I love first Sundays! We celebrated the Lord’s Table in both worship services. We also welcomed our new members that completed New Members Class Saturday. What a joy! By the way, I really enjoyed my time with our new members Saturday morning. They had really great questions. And I enjoy talking about Christian doctrine. I […]

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 […]