Gospel Artists, Please, Pick a Side!

Have you heard the one about the Civil War soldier who couldn’t decide whether he wanted to fight with the Union or the Confederates? So he wore Confederate gray pants and a Union blue jacket to war. And he was shot by both sides! I imagine this is how Gospel Music artists often feel. Many […]

Saturday Shout-Outs: NCP2014, Phoenix, & Ministry Links

Thanks for reading my blog site. Saturday Shout-Outs is my weekly bulletin board of things I find helpful and interesting. Enjoy! Shout-out to Michael Diduit the Preaching.com team for the opportunity to speak at the National Conference on Preaching in Atlanta. Looking forward to hosting the NCP2015 in Jacksonville!  Shout-out to Bishop Alexis Thomas for […]

I am scheduled to speak at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church tonight at 6:30 PM (PST), at it celebrates 92 years of ministry. Bishop Alexis Thomas has served this church since he was a teenager and is now the seasoned leader of this strong congregation. I have preached at Pilgrim Rest for the past several years. And it is always a great time of worship. Please pray for tonight’s service. And if you are in the Phoenix area, consider this your personal invitation to join us.

Date: May 16, 2014
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Event: Speaking @ Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church | Phoenix
Sponsor: Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
Venue: Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
Location: 1401 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
Public: Public
Date: November 11, 2014
Event: Fl Baptist State Convention
Sponsor: Pastor TIm Maynard
Venue: FIrst Baptist Church of Lakeland
863-682-0163 x327
Location: 1010 E. Memorial Blvd.
Lakeland, FL 33801
Public: Public

I will be speaking at the National Conference on Preaching 2014 in Atlanta, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. I am scheduled to speak during the evening service that begins at 7 pm. Your prayers are appreciated. And if you are in the Atlanta area, consider this an invitation to attend. Thanks.

Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 07:00-09:00 p.m.
Event: Speaking @ The National Conference on Preaching 2014 | Atlanta
Sponsor: Preaching Magazine
Venue: Crosse Point Church
Location: 1800 Satellite Boulevard
Atlanta, Georgia 30097
United States

Three Keys to Effective Sermon Preparation

“So what do you do for a living?” I have a new answer to that question: “I write sermons.” Occasionally, an alert listener will reply, “You only write sermons? Do you preach them?” Then I give the punchline. “Sure, I do. But it’s hard to remember that part. As soon as the sermon is over, […]

The National Day of Prayer 2014

Today is the National Day of Prayer. We are blessed to live in the United States of the America. In fact, God has so smiled on us that it is impossible to count our blessings. Yet these are critical times. Many good changes are taking place. But there are disturbing trends that mark a deliberate […]