Happy Independence Day! I hope you are having a blessed and safe holiday weekend. 

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We are praying for Pastor Breonus M. Mitchell, his family and congregation, and he celebrates the homegoing of his beloved wife today. Also praying for my brother, Kevin Willis, as he preaches the message in the funeral.

The 2014 E.K. Bailey Preach Conference is next week (July 7-10, 2014), hosted by my friend, Pastor Bryan Carter. Hope to see you there. Thank God for Dr. E.K. Bailey! 

I am honored and excited to participate in the 2014 SBTS Expositors Summit (October 28-30, 2014).

Make sure you check out this week episode of The On Preaching Podcast, as we discuss finding time to study.

CIS-Conf-logo-20142Let me invite you to the very first Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference that will be held at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, September 24-26, 2014. It will be 3 days of preaching and teaching to train, model, and promote Bible exposition. It is for the seasoned pastor, new preacher, or Sunday School teacher. All are welcome. I am also excited that we will give away more to resources to all registrants! Register for Cutting It Straight today and bring a friend!

ProPreacher: Why Pastors Should Go On More Walks

Brian Croft: How does a pastor teach his people to care for the sick through public prayer?

The Cripplegate: 5 Questions and the 5 Solas

Able Baker: 21 Things You Might Not Know About Your Pastor & Family

Jamie Brown: Lessons from the Past Decade: Leading a Worship Team Well

Chuck Lawless: 10 Questions for a Six-Month Spiritual Checkup

Tim Challies: What is your mudpie? 

Paul David Tripp: 7 Ways to Follow God’s Will For Your Wait

Marshall Segal: Four Questions to Keep Close to Your Wallet

Nick Batzig: A Biblical Theology of Burial 

Ed Stetzer: How to Receive Criticism: 3 Kinds of Critics You Can Ignore

David Pogue: 5 Tips to Keep Email from Ruining Your Life 

 Nothing is more powerful than the Lord; nothing is more steadfast than his reign; nothing is more sure than his revelation. – The MacArthur Study Bible, p. 816

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