“Ministry runs at the speed of trust.” I am not sure where I heard the statement or if I coined it myself. Either way, I know it is true. When trust is diminished in a church, association or a convention of churches, then ministry is greatly hindered. But when trust abounds, much good gospel workContinue reading “Ministry Runs at the Speed of Trust”
One verse changed my perspective of hard times: “In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). I came across these words during a particularly challenging time in my life, and they brought great comfort. I was hearing God say through His word that itContinue reading “Give Thanks Anyway?”
Where do we go from here? Sometimes that phrase is heard after a family tragedy, or an upending life or business event such as a divorce or bankruptcy. Many Kentucky Baptists and their neighbors were asking that very question after the historic west Kentucky tornadoes on Dec. 10, 2021, and the eastern Kentucky flooding thisContinue reading “Where Do We Go from Here?”
How did your church honor your pastor this past month? In each church I visited in October, I observed church members expressing gratitude for their pastor and staff. After all, October is Pastor Appreciation month. I love to add my two cents to those celebrations and remind the church that pastoring is hard work.Continue reading “Pastor Appreciation Year Round”
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