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
Like all good preachers I have a file or three of clippings (old school paper and filing cabinet) along with an folder on my computer and cloud storage of bulletin articles, blogs, and newspaper finds. Today's post is from the hard copy file from an old newspaper clipping. In a letter to Dear Abby a C.W. … Continue reading Hiring a New Preacher
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
Since beginning my work at Central Church of Christ in Tuscaloosa the last Sunday of May 2014 the congregation has had three "Meet the Ministers" fellowships. One was a Homemade Ice Cream Social after assembly one Sunday evening. The other two have been smaller groups either at someone's home or at the building. There is … Continue reading Meet the Minister
I wish I knew how many times children come to me between classes and worship or after worship and ask, "Where do you work?" I love the puzzled look on their faces, when I say, "Here." Their reply is often, "No, I mean the rest of the week!" Again, I answer, "Here. I work here … Continue reading What do you do all day?
Two recent events claimed my attention and are challenging my focus. One of these events was family movie night at home. We use Netflix to stream videos into our home and have one DVD at the house at a time. Last week we watched a movie that many of our friends in the community, at … Continue reading The Man of God