Category: Church

Southern Baptist State Leaders Accuse Mission Organization of Strong Arming


The particulars of how funds are distributed to state conventions has come under scrutiny after revelations that NAMB places a restriction on the distribution of funds tied to the silence of state leaders about the “Cooperative Agreements”…

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Evaluating Missions Support Tricky

Rick Mug 2015 - Version 8

This essay does not call into question the desire of our churches to reach the nations. Further, I celebrate all missionary approaches within our denomination, even if these approaches do not fall into the category of my preferred CP Plan approach.

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A Word to Young Preachers about Pride


If you’re not willing to preach in the basement, you have no business preaching in the bay window. The trick is improving your preaching talent and skills without simultaneously attempting to carve out your own niche in the Preaching Hall of Fame.

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Reviving a Dying Church


I am grateful that we came from a church that taught us how to share the gospel, and believed you had to take the gospel to the people, not wait for them to come to you. So that’s what we did.

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2. Tracking Our Church Planting Progress

Dr. Rick Patrick

As we examine our investment, we have the right to expect a greater amount of information.

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