How I Learned that God Hears Prayer!

I RECENTLY RETIRED from a life of preaching. It was a difficult decision, and a sad day, but one that had to come. At my retirement party God indelibly engraved on my heart a crucial lesson. God hears prayer. I believe passionately in the ministry of preaching. I also...

Worldliness in the Church?

WHAT DOES WORLDLINESS  look like when it gets a foothold in the church? In his wonderful book, Embracing Obscurity, the author, Anonymous, paints an insightful verbal picture. “To be a success in the local church, apparently, you need to go to school to get your...

The Principle of Ministry: Life From Death!

HERE ARE SOME quotes from men of God that have served the church. They distill down the basic secret of Christian ministry. They begin with a first century apostle, move to a 17th century Puritan, and to present day leaders. Enjoy!2 Corinthians 4:11-12. “For we...