Preaching. That is what I do. Preacher. That is what I am. I first began serving in ministry during the summer of 1986 as an intern in Calhoun, GA. I followed that with a worship leader role in Montgomery for a few months until, I began working with a church in Bay Minette, AL. After … Continue reading Preaching
What the Christ (Messiah) said to Religious Leaders: Should ministry leaders and church leaders pay attention?!? There is no accusation nor is there animosity in this post. As a minister, a Christian leader, a church leader, and especially as one who stands each week to teach and proclaim faith in Christ, this is for me first … Continue reading A Message for Church Leaders
As a minster I think I can speak for my fellow servants. With 25+ years of experience, I think there are some things I know that we (fellow ministers and I) want you to know about us and our desires. We desire your prayers. Public and private prayers. We covet prayers that bring God into … Continue reading Your Preacher’s Desire
Congregational expectations vary from place to place and congregations expect much from their preacher(s). Too often these expectations are not written down and this lack of concrete expectations can lead to misunderstandings and hurt feelings. I suggest having as many on the table (written down) as possible. We also know that some expectations are ridiculous … Continue reading What does the Congregation Expect from the Minister?
I had said I would start with post on What is Ministry - but I decided to post on what a minster is first. I will save my thoughts on ministry for a week . . . What is a Minister? Disclaimer: The word "minister" does not always refer to the professional contracted by … Continue reading What is a Minister?