Jerry Wilkins is one of us, having served as the associational missionary for the Tuscaloosa County Baptist Association for 28 years. During that time, Jerry developed a reputation for excellence in leadership and ministry, one who defined and practiced the A-B-Cs for church health. Like the biblical book of Proverbs, Jerry’s book is filled with salient points [...]
About Dale HuffState Missionary Dale Huff has been employed by the State Board of Missions since 1990 and is currently the Director of the Office of LeaderCare & Church Administration. Dale's primary job is to help ministers find places of service and to help churches find ministers. He also provides a care and counseling ministry to ministers and their families and offers help to churches in conflict. Dale and his wife Lanelle, are members at First Baptist Church, Montgomery. They have two sons.
Turnaround Churches: How to Overcome Barriers to Growth and Bring New Life to an Established Church, by George Barna (Ventura, Calif.: Regal Books, 1993), 120 pages. The North American Mission Board indicates that 82 percent of Southern Baptist churches have plateaued or declined in attendance. Such a shocking pronouncement has caused the Southern Baptist Convention, the Alabama [...]
This is the first in a series of reviews of books that can be helpful toward Church Revitalization: Relaunch, by Dr. Mark Rutland (Colorado Springs, Colo: David C. Cook, 2013) 206 Pages. The author is the third president of Oral Roberts University, a businessman, educator and president of the National Institute of Christian Leadership. Relaunch is his 14th book. [...]