Preaching magazine is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and one of the figures who has most influenced preaching during those years has been Haddon Robinson.
My lawn looks worse than it has in a few years. Thin spots abound and bare spots appear in what was once a carpet-thick plane of bountiful blades. A sickly and yellowish color has usurped the deep, robust green. It is growing unevenly and needs mowing only rarely. This is in spite of summer’s favorable weather. During 2013’s summer deluge … Read More
How is the Spirit of God going to lead you to truly disciple the new followers of Jesus in your care — to teach them biblical doctrine so that each succeeding generation knows what they believe and why they believe it? Then hopefully the missionary and church planting zeal can continue to prosper with the third and fourth generations to come.
We must not make leadership harder than it is by following faulty patterns of leadership. Spurn fleshly tendencies toward power and pride and learn to lead in the shape of the cross.
The SBC annual meeting is important for sustaining our Great Commission effort—important enough to merit reimagining and reinventing before we’re left grieving its demise.
If we include only the young, the hip, or the attractive in leading worship, or if we attract only young families with children in our promotions and programs, we may send a tacit, unwelcoming message to those outside the target zone.
We should plant churches because it is beneficial for Kingdom advancement.
“If church planting is baptistic, and I am a South Carolina Baptist, is my church following the example of her founders by planting other churches?
Leadership is posture. The way in which leaders position themselves in relation to those they lead largely determines their leadership effectiveness.