09/02/17 Search Me

READING: Psalms 137-139, 1 Corinthians 13 “Search me, God, and know my heart.” Psalm 139:23 Today’s another one of those days when the Word just…

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Greatest Frustrations of Pastoring

Yesterday, I posted some findings of a survey my Southeastern Seminary class completed recently. My students interviewed pastors who had served for more than ten years in ministry. Today’s post summarizes their greatest frustrations in ministry.

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08/31/17

READING: Psalms 132-134, 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony!” Psalm 133:1 This is one devotion I…

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Greatest Joys of Pastoring

In my Southeastern Seminary class this semester, “Pastoral Ministry and Leadership,” I required students to interview a pastor who has served more than ten years in ministry. One of the questions was about their greatest joys in ministry.

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08/30/17 Who Can Stand?

READING: Psalms 129-131, 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 “If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand?” Psalm 130:3 It’s just one question, and…

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08/29/17 For His Glory

READING: Psalms 126-128, 1 Corinthians 10:19-33 “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do everything for God’s glory.” 1 Corinthians 10:31 God…

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6 Small Group Types that Promote Outreach and Evangelism

I believe small groups can be great outreach tools if we intentionally use them for that purpose. Here are several types of short-term small groups that I’ve seen churches use effectively for outreach – that is, they strategically invite unchurched and unbelieving neighbors and friends to attend.

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