Psalm 78 is a type of history lesson for the people of God, recounting God’s faithful guiding of His people in spite of their consistent failure and unfaithfulness. Then at the very end of the Psalm attention turns to how God raised up David to lead the people. By any measure, David was a tremendouslyContinue reading “Needed: LEADERS”
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A very real issue: STRESS among teenagers and young adults
Sometimes an issue hits you right between the eyes and you wonder why you haven’t seen it sooner. This is one of those issues. Yes, in recent months I had heard “bits and pieces” from multiple directions. I had read news reports of soaring rates of depression & suicide among teens & young adults. IContinue reading “A very real issue: STRESS among teenagers and young adults”
Lord, take over a worship service again.
Once a church reaches a certain point, the services must be planned and prepared for in a greater way. In order to have a quality choir and orchestra, the music they share in worship must be planned and prepared ahead of time. In order to have the audio-visual elements that are now standard in manyContinue reading “Lord, take over a worship service again.”
What did Christ’s resurrection do?
As we prepare for Easter Sunday, I thought I would share some of my preaching notes from Easter Sunday 2017. The title of the message was “What Did the Resurrection Do?” Here is a link to the video with the preaching notes below…. Christ’s resurrection made it possible for us to be born again.Continue reading “What did Christ’s resurrection do?”
Counting down to Easter Sunday – and every Sunday!
1 Corinthians 15 is one of the most famous chapters in the Bible. It is commonly referred to as the “Resurrection Chapter” not because it tells the story of Jesus’ resurrection but because it speaks of the necessity of it and how it applies to our lives today. As we approach Easter Sunday 2018, IContinue reading “Counting down to Easter Sunday – and every Sunday!”
The suicide question
Suicide. Just typing the word sends chills up my spine. On a few occasions, I have ministered to families who had a family member take their own life and I have seen up close the enormous pain and despair that comes. A few years ago, the son of well known pastor Rick Warren took hisContinue reading “The suicide question”
Renewing the Blog & the Power of Social Media
It’s great to be back writing a blog post again for the first time in almost a year and a half. Sorry that I let life and ministry crowd out this ministry. I have updated the photos and a couple of the sections on this blog. Hopefully, I can do a better job with updatesContinue reading “Renewing the Blog & the Power of Social Media”
Message from 2018 Alabama Baptist State Evangelism Conference
Praying especially that the Lord might use this message in the lives of pastors and those who lead…
The Day of a Godly Person’s Death
Our church family at Lakeside has been touched profoundly by death this week. First of all, a beloved 33 year-old member of our church died after six months in the heart transplant unit at UAB hospital. On Wednesday, a wonderful 37 year old teacher at one of our local schools passed away suddenly and unexpectedly.Continue reading “The Day of a Godly Person’s Death”
When You are in a Busy Season
No blog post in two months. Sad. To be very honest, July and August were a blur for me. Those two months may have been the busiest two months I have had in life and ministry. Even taking a vacation with the family didn’t slow things down! As I looked at my calendar today andContinue reading “When You are in a Busy Season”