SBC17 Recap: Two Articles Worth Reading

Instead of joining the throng of commentators now that the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting is over, I thought I would share two articles that you need to read. If you, or your church, participate with the Southern Baptist convention in any way, and if you are even mildly interested in the events that took…

Refugee Ministry: The Other Half of the Story

Yesterday, I sat and listened to a Persian minister preach a sermon in Farsi to a congregation halfway around the world. Here in North Carolina, it was 8am. Overseas it was afternoon and a congregation of over a hundred people was ready to hear God's word proclaimed to them in their heart language. By using…

Cooperation or Competition? Does Your Church Play Nice with Others?

If you are a pastor or ministry leader, then this post is for you. New churches in your town are not a bad thing... even the one down the street. I imagine you know that feeling. I am a pastor myself, and honestly, I have had it too. You are driving down the road on…