“Am I losing my mind? What’s wrong with me?” That’s what I wondered in the middle of the night, alone in a dark motel room. I had gotten out of bed and started preaching to the shadows on the wall!… More →
Preaching and proclaiming the Word of God is one of the most important callings for any Pastor. How do you leverage your schedule to build effective sermons? How do you guard and protect your study time? Are there day by day goals we should accomplish in building messages throughout the week?
Sitting in a café in Montreal I am reminded of just how hard the people of Montreal work. As they walk past me focused on the tasks that await them, I can literally see the stress in their eyes as… More →
Often, ministry can become a bitter mistress that pulls a spouse away from their families. How do we have a healthy view of ministry? As a spouse, how do you not become bitter and jealous over ministry? Being married to someone called to vocational ministry, how do you find your own place in the Kingdom work?
What is a church planter? A simple definition of a church planter is one who plants (or starts) a new local church. Of course that begs the question, “What is a good definition for church?” The word “church” originally comes… More →
Any movement of God is a work of God. Only movements can come from God. However, are there things that we can be doing in our churches and ministries to cultivate the ground to be prepared for a movement of God among our students?
My name is Jason Crandall. I am a nobody. I’m the proud owner of a lot of “nevers.” • I’ve never been on staff at a megachurch. • I’ve never led a college Bible study of thousands…or hundreds…or dozens, for… More →
Depression, anxiety and suicide are silent killers in the church that no one wants to talk about, address or admit are real. This interview addresses all three. As the church, how do we minister to these very real issues?
There are three options: a shrub, a tree, or a forest. A church planting church is a forest. 1. Get the BIG PICTURE of the KINGDOM OF GOD. We get the Gospel of salvation, but do we get the Gospel… More →
What is the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention all about? What is the Southern Baptist Convention? What is the difference between the two, and what are the similarities? Also, where are we headed in the future? How does someone get involved?