This is the second outline for the preaching series, “Deeper Dive into the Incarnation.” First Week – Incarnation and Identification Implications of the Incarnation – Phil. 2:5, 6-8 Last week – Incarnation as identification Paul teaches us to have the same mind as Christ. He then goes on to show us the downward descent of ChristContinue reading “Implications of the Incarnation”
Over the next few weeks, I will add my preaching notes for the Advent series at CFCB. We are taking a deeper look into the incarnation. On the first Sunday of Advent, we looked at the incarnation and how God helps us through identification with us. These will be pretty bare-bones outlines. However, I willContinue reading “Incarnation and Identification”
Saturday is our small church conference. Every leader and member of our churches will greatly benefit from attending. District superintendents as well. We have eight books to give away as prizes! We will have some refreshments for breakfast and pizza for lunch. It is going to be a great day on Saturday, October 12, 2019,Continue reading “Small Church Conference”
Over the past couple of months, I have been working with others to produce a documentary on the history of our denomination. We saw this as a necessity as many of those with memories of our founding is no longer with us, or are passing away. We had a great live viewing at our headquartersContinue reading “The Ohio Valley Association of Christian Baptist Churches of God (Documentary)”
My family and I recently had a wonderful vacation. We were able to go to Virginia Beach and stay at a resort on the boardwalk. We were there for an entire week, the longest our children have stayed at a beach. Of course, there was much more to do, like visiting the world’s largest navalContinue reading “Rest: A Word Study”
An exercise I like to use in cultivating a leader’s character involves reflection and discussion of John Wesley’s Twelve Rules for Helpers. I believe there are many salient points for us in ministry today. Take a moment to reflect through these items and then use the following mini-professional development plan to develop some key areasContinue reading “Lifetime Character Goals”
Our first episode. Talking about the why and how of steward leadership.
We started a series this past Sunday on the seven last sayings from Jesus from the cross. I have preached these sayings as a sermon. However, we are looking at one saying each Sunday leading up to Easter. I pray these upcoming short summaries from the sermon will encourage your faith each week. Luke 23:33-34Continue reading “Seven Sayings: Forgive Them”