Category: Church Planting
The Legacy of Keith Loomis Lives On
A few months before our friend and ministry partner, Keith Loomis, went home to be with the Lord after a long battle with cancer, he and I had a brief
Is Church Planting for You?
Is Southern Baptist church planting a good fit for… Your Theology? The Baptist Faith & Message (pdf) The Biblical Basis of Church Planting Church planting was the primary method that the early
What Goes Around Comes Around
We have all heard those words: “What goes around, comes around.” They are loosely based on Galatians 6:7 (NKJV): “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a
Giving Bread for Life and the Bread of Life
It has been my experience that my generation – Baby Boomers – has been very good at sharing the message of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. However, we
A Wonderful Day in My Life!
A few days ago, I had the opportunity to meet a very energetic young man from Kiev, Ukraine, who was visiting our country. He made a profound impact upon all
Leaving Behind Their Beer Cans for Jesus
In recent days, I have had the privilege to meet some of the most exciting church planters. One such planter is Shawn Jones, who is starting New Thing Empowerment Church
How Did the Recent Government Shutdown Affect You?
I know there were many government employees who had some anxious moments during the recent shutdown of our government. Perhaps these that I will write about may not rise to
Planting Churches in Alabama and Beyond…
The Future Focus initiative for Alabama Baptists for the next seven years was approved in 2012. A part of that initiative is the affirmation of starting 220 healthy, intentional churches
This is Why We Do What We Do!
I was honored to preach the Gospel this morning at the New Beginnings Church between Sylacauga and Childersburg. The pastor/planter is Nathan Green who is from the area and is doing an excellent