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Church Planters’ Network Dinner

It is not too early to make your reservations for a gathering of Alabama church planting “types” at the Alabama Church Planters’ Network Dinner on Sunday, November 12, 2017, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Essential Church, 1806 University Dr., Huntsville. (This is the Sunday before two other key meetings in Huntsville: the Alabama Baptist Pastors Conference on [...]


Today I’ve been challenged to talk to your briefly about celebration in ministry. But, what does that really mean? There are a million different directions we can go, but today I’m not going to be talking to you specifically about celebration and worship (there’s a lot of things we could say about that). I’m not [...]

How to End Well in Youth Ministry

The first thought you might have when we consider the topic of how to end well in youth ministry might be, “But I’m not going anywhere!” That may be true, but one day you will. The truth is we’re all going to be ending and leaving a ministry of some sort someday. So, I think [...]

What Does Church Planting Have To Do With You And Your Church?

There is a lot of talk about church planting across the Southern Baptist Convention landscape. Did you ever wonder what all this has to do with you and your church? Perhaps there is an underserved group of people within driving distance of your church gathering who do not have adequate access to the Gospel of [...]

Essential Parenting

Let's talk about essential parenting. I believe that youth pastors and youth workers miss a key moment of influencing the parents of teenagers. I would like to share a couple of thoughts that I want you to take away from this. In Deuteronomy 6:4-7 HCSB it says this "Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the [...]

The Adopt-A-Planter Plan

The Adopt-A-Planter plan is a good way to support church planters in Alabama and beyond. The purpose is to provide encouragement and prayer support for planters and their families. Select 12 couples from your church to make monthly visits to an Alabama planter and his family. Take the planter and family out to dinner on [...]

The Spiritual Discipline of Study

Today Dr. Jody Dean joins us to talk about “The Spiritual Discipline of Study”. Jody serves as the Director of Mentoring Programs in Christian Education at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He’s been a student minister, a children’s minister and has served churches as interim pastor. He’s a brings a wealth of experience to share in today’s post. [...]