Why You Should Attend Conferences

Kris BarnettKristopher Barnett, Leadership

NCP Conferences

The flyer comes across your desk or the email hits your inbox.  Captivating images and flashy fonts capture your attention.  The subtle message imbedded in the creative presentation says, “Come to our conference!”  You delete many of these ads a week, perhaps a day, but this one stands out.  Maybe the subject matter tweaks your interest or perhaps you follow … Read More

The Danger of Yes | Time Management

Kris BarnettKristopher Barnett, Leadership

Time Management - Danger of Yes

Everyone has 24 hours in the day and in spite of continued technological advancements we cannot manufacture any more minutes.  This makes time arguably the most valuable commodity.  While all professions struggle with time management, ministers seem particularly susceptible to the temptation of busyness. Christianity Today recently re-posted a great article from Eugene Peterson, The Unbusy Pastor. Peterson provides the … Read More

A Full Table | An Adoption Story

Kris BarnettGeneral, Kristopher Barnett

Kris Barnett Kristopher Barnett is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages (2001) and a Ph.D. in theology with a concentration in preaching (2008). His dissertation was A Historical/Critical Analysis of Dialogical Preaching. His undergrad work was completed at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas with a B.A. in Communication (1997). … Read More

Better Left Unsaid

Kris BarnettKristopher Barnett, Preaching

Church Visitors and Microphone

Certain words and phrases can dilute our sermons and hinder our messages. We should actively seek to eliminate these distracting expressions from our sermons.