Titus 3:8-11

Paul is beginning to wrap up his letter to young Titus in this passage, but is still writing very theologically-packed and important statements. In verse 8, Paul asks Titus to "insist on these things." What are these things? The gospel. Paul is asking Titus to insist on teaching his church the message of the gospel … Continue reading Titus 3:8-11

A Plea for Shepherding (or, We Are Not CEOs)

This is a blog for all people involved in church. Do not be thrown by the title; this blog is not simply for pastors alone. Laymen need to hear this just as much as pastors. Laymen lay the ground for pastoral expectations in the local church.  You should read this, even if you aren't in … Continue reading A Plea for Shepherding (or, We Are Not CEOs)

5 Ways You Can Encourage Your Pastor

Pastors need encouragement. Often, most church members only see a small part of the pastoral ministry: The Sunday Service. It is easy to forget the other aspects of ministry that your pastor has been doing throughout the week. Much of it goes unnoticed. Ministry can be quite demanding, both spiritually and physically, on your pastor. Your … Continue reading 5 Ways You Can Encourage Your Pastor

Transitions

Transitions never seem to be easy. They are emotionally, physically, and spiritually draining. I have just now made the transition from being Pastor of Sedgwick Baptist Church in Sedgwick, Arkansas to being the Youth Pastor of Southside Community Church in Paragould, Arkansas. It is a big change. Geographically, I will only be a few miles … Continue reading Transitions