Continue to pray for those in Oklahoma and the other midwestern states that have been in the path of tornadoes. Praise God for my mother and family is safe!

Shout out to Pastor Carlos Kelley for the opportunity to preach to the New Hope Baptist Church of Little Rock this week.

My friend, Ray Pritchard, wrote the foreword for my new book. And he has graciously written a review of It Happens After Prayer.

In our New Members Class today, we are giving away copies of Thom Rainer’s new book, I Am A Church Member.

Make plans to attend the E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference.

I am looking forward to The SBTS Expositor’s Conference.

Praise God Bishop Rudolph McKissick Jr.’s surgery this week was successful. Please pray for his full recovery.

The Rev. Dr. Harold Carter Sr. has moved upstairs. Pray for his family and congregation.

Charlie E. Dates: GUEST POST: Help! I’m a Young Pastor… at an Old Church!

Chuck Lawless: How to Pray Evangelistically 

Philip Nation: When Your Sermon Is Only A Single 

Justin Taylor: The Difference Between Congregational Worship and a Concert

Dwayne Milioni: Does Preaching Have a Future? 

Mark Dever: How to Survive a Cultural Crisis

R. Albert Mohler: No Truth Without Love, No Love Without Truth: The Church’s Great Challenge

Eric Geiger: Three Essentials in Healthy Kids and Students Ministries

Jason George: 33 Reasons to Abstain from Porn 

 It is not hard to deceive ministers, relatives and friends. But it is impossible to deceive Christ. —J.C. Ryle

Do you have any shout-outs? Have you read something this week worth sharing? Join the conversation in the comments section.