Dr. Kris Barnett compares alerts and warnings in your car to the voice of the Holy Spirit as He alerts you to potential problems in your own life that could lead to emptiness and isolation.
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
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
Kris BarnettKristopher 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). Prior … Read More
As ministers, we want our people to experience spiritual growth. We long to see them draw close to God and practice a rich, compelling faith.
Meetings. The word sends a wave of angst through my body.