Church

Basic Church Ministries

In every church, there are some primary ministries.  The size of the congregation or the purpose of a new pastor to come in doesn’t matter when it comes to these essential activities.  In a way, the following four types of… Read More ›

A great history.

One of my favorite things about things about family reunions is hearing the history of our family.  Even now, I will pull out a video of my grandfather telling stories about his youth and the history of our family.  Some of the most… Read More ›

Shaping the Sermon

Paul declared, “For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel“‭‭(1 Corinthians‬ ‭9: 16, KJV‬‬)! I love to preach the… Read More ›

The Pastor 

Filling the office of the pastor takes a genuine calling from God.  The prophets, judges, and teachings foreshadow it in the Old Testament, and the New Testament defines it.  Church history has validated it, and culture has tested it.  Now,… Read More ›