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A big shout-out to my son, H.B. Charles, III, for making the track team this week – along with making the basketball team!  Go, H.B.!!!

Shout-out to Pastors Todd, Benson, and Washington for the opportunity to preach to their congregations in Alexander City/Rockford, Alabama, Thursday and Friday nights.

I posted my latest “On Preaching” article this week: “On Sermon Conclusions.”

ChurchLeaders.com posted my article on “How to Avoid Pulpit Plagiarism” this week.

I am looking forward to speaking with Dr. Steven J. Lawson at the One Passion Conference. Dr. Lawson is pound-for-pound the best Bible expositor in the country.

The 2013 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference is open for registration.

Don’t miss the 2013 National Conference on Preaching.

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Practical Shepherding: How does a pastor deal with “Carnal Christians” in his church?

Chuck Lawless: Seven Warning Signs of a Leader’s Fall

Tom Ascol: One Family Under God

The Biblemesh Blog: Can’t I Just Skip Over the Genealogies in the Bible?

Mark Driscoll: How to plan a preaching schedule

Bryan Crawford Loritts: The Other

Doug Wilson’s response to Bryan Loritts: With a Bit of Menthol 

Joe Tyrpak: Eight Questions to Ask before Preaching your Sermon

Michael Leake: 7 Ways to Create a Reading Culture in Your Church

Modern Reject: My Expectation-Free Marriage

USA Today: Celebration to mark soul-stirring song “Precious Lord” 

 Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscles of Omnipotence. – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

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