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SPECIAL NOTE: I received news that Dr. Timothy Winters, longtime Pastor of the Bayview Baptist Church in San Diego passed away this morning. Pastor Winters was a faithful shepherd, sound preacher, and friend of preachers. I will always be grateful for the investments he made in him. Please remember the Winters family and Bayview Church in your prayers.

I had the joy of speaking at the Watermelon Shed Revival in Tifton, Georgia, this week. Had a blast!

Thanks to the Alabama Baptist State Convention for the opportunity to speak at their pastors’ conference at Selma University.

Gospel narrator, Edna Tatum, made her transition earth to glory this week. She was a blessing to many and will be greatly missed. Please remember her family in your prayers.

Yes, we are still hosting the Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference September 24-26, 2014. More information and registration will be open soon. Hope to see you there!

The 2014 E.K. Bailey Preaching Conference is now open for registration. Make plan now to join us in Dallas this summer.

You can now preorder my new book, On Preaching.

Join me for the Bible Exposition Conference in Chicago (April 7-10, 2014)

Do yourself a favor. Buy, read, and share Unified: Captured by God’s Vision of Diversity by Trillia Newbell.

Check out the Clint Pressley Interview.

Gerald Britt: Remembering Dr. John D. Mangram (1924-2014)

Thabiti Anyabwile: The Most Difficult Ministry Decision I’ve Ever Made

Ray Pritchard: Firstborn from the Dead

Matt Boswell: Five Qualities of a Congregational Song

Trevin Wax: Evangelicals Embracing (and Rejecting) Lent

Steve DeWitt: Single vs. Married Pastors: Take It from a Guy Who’s Been Both

Mark Altrogge: What You Really Need in Marriage

Josh Byers: The Passion Week – Infographic

J.D. Greear: Four Ways to Win the Battle Against Busyness 

William Vanderbloemen: Eight Ways to Spot Emotionally Healthy Pastors and Staff 

One of the strange paradoxes among Christians is people who seem to be fascinated by Jesus Christ but who at the same reject the church. Either they know nothing about the real Christ, or they know nothing about the real church, or both. – Tom Julien

Do you have any shout-outs or ministry links to share? Feel free to comment.