Devotional Thought for Today – 04/011/2022

In this past Wednesday’s devotional, our main text came from 1 John 3:16, with the theme of, we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. The above quote from George Whitefield echoes that sentiment with a twist. Here it is being applied directly to Chaplains, Elders, Ministers, Pastors, those who serve the church. … More Devotional Thought for Today – 04/011/2022

Less Than Half of Americans Find Pastors to Be ‘Trustworthy Sources of Wisdom,’ Research Finds

Two things about this article. First I would always encourage all folks to be Bereans Acts 17:11 and search out the scripture on their own that they read, hear, or are taught. This is a means to build oneself up in the Word and to ensure, the accuracy of what is being shared. Secondly, as … More Less Than Half of Americans Find Pastors to Be ‘Trustworthy Sources of Wisdom,’ Research Finds

The Glory of the Church

Ministry is not easy. It can discourage and distract. At times, it’s uncomfortable, precarious, and lonely. For most pastors, it requires years of labor in obscurity, shepherding small congregations and having no platform for broader influence. With all the challenges of ministry, why would anyone want the job? Why is pastoral ministry worth it? Pastors … More The Glory of the Church

The U.S. Cities Most Committed to Weekly Bible-Reading & Prayer

Is your city on the list? Not surprisingly all but TWO of the cities are in the Southern US. Interestingly mine is on the list and it is also the murder capital of the US (per capita). Periodically, Barna zooms in from nationally representative data on the Church to focus specifically on U.S. cities, equipping … More The U.S. Cities Most Committed to Weekly Bible-Reading & Prayer

Pastors: You Can Help Parents Educate Children During the Pandemic

Pandemic Places Educational Responsibility on Parents; Allows Pastors to Offer Vital Support JULY 20, 2020 As COVID-19 pushes curriculum content, social issues, and worldviews toward deeper parent scrutiny, the pandemic has opened wide the door for pastors to guide parents through tough decisions about the upcoming school year — and American society is counting on … More Pastors: You Can Help Parents Educate Children During the Pandemic

Foolish Preaching

Porque la palabra de la cruz es locura a los que se pierden; pero a los que se salvan, esto es, a nosotros, es poder de Dios. (RVR 1960) CONTEXT: Again depending upon which modern translation or version of the bible you use it may have headings that separate sections with themes. The CSB and … More Foolish Preaching