Video Tribute to Pastor Charles

Impact 180 Presents a Video Tribute to Pastor Charles “The impact of a youth ministry is directly correlated to the senior leadership in the local church. Without the consent, passion, and leadership of a caring Senior Pastor student ministries can achieve little. By the grace of God, we have a thriving ministry to teens. Our students […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: 6 Years, SBTS, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading Saturday Shout-Outs, my online bulletin board. This weekend marks six years the Lord has blessed me to serve the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville. All praise to God for what he has done, is doing, and will do in and through the Shiloh Church! The SBTS Expositors Summit 2014 was fantastic! Click […]

You Ought to Be a Better Preacher than Me

My father let me preach his early worship service one Sunday. I don’t remember what I preached. But I am sure it was nothing special. I can only hope it was a boy preacher’s best effort to preach faithfully. After the service, I was passing through the church lobby, when I received an unlikely compliment. […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: HBC3, Preaching, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading my blog. Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board. Enjoy!  Happy Birthday to my Son, H.B. Charles Jr.  My new book, The Difference Jesus Makes, is now available. Preaching Today Interview: The Authentic Preacher: H.B. Charles Jr.  Trevi Wax: Know Your Southern Baptists: H.B. Charles Jr. (CORRECTION: I attended The Master’s Seminary & Gordon-Conwell. […]

#011: Preparing Yourself To Preach [PODCAST]

This is episode #011 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In this episode, we will talk about the importance of preparing yourself to be a faithful preacher of the word of God. Here are five ways to prepare yourself to preach…  Practice spiritual devotions. Establish […]

Word & Worship: Episode #002

Welcome to the 2nd installment of our new feature called Word & Worship. While I truly believe that “The heart of Christian worship is the authentic preaching of the Word of God.”—Dr. Al Mohler, Colossians 3:16 tells us that there is an undeniable link between the preaching/teaching ministry and music ministry in our worship.  Our […]

Happy Birthday, Doc!

The 25th annual WHW Expository Preaching & Teaching Conference is taking place this week in Los Angeles. This conference means a lot to me, for several reasons. First of all, the WHW Conference taught me principles of Bible study that I still use to this day. When I went to the first WHW Conference, I […]

My Best Pastor-Member Meeting. Ever!

My secretary told me a new member wanted a meeting. His name was Phil. USC students from the campus InterVarsity ministry had started attending our church. Some joined. Phil was one of them. I was glad to have the young people in our church. But these meetings were getting on my nerves. They meetings were […]

Thankful for Cutting It Straight 2014

The Shiloh Church hosted the Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference last week. As it came to an end, I was repeatedly asked if it met my expectations. My answer is that it wildly surpassed my greatest expectations! I am thankful to the Shiloh pastors and staff for leading the charge and making sure we […]

Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference | Day 3

The Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference is still underway on the campus of the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, FL. Yesterday Pastor Ralph West opened up with “Biblical Preaching & Pastoral Ministry” and we enjoyed wonderful breakout sessions throughout the day. Last night Pastor Mac Brunson gave a powerful word on Thanksgiving and I charged […]