Category: Church

Growing Your Church Smaller

Dr. Bailey has been the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, since 1989.  He formerly served as Professor of Old Testament at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary from 1978 to 1995. He has authored five books: Step by Step through the Old Testament; Biblical Hebrew Grammar; Joshua: Courage for the Future; As You […]

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The League of Church Members Extraordinary, Part 5
S.W.A.T. Team: Find the Sleeping Gifted

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The League of Church Members Extraordinary, Part 5
S.W.A.T. Team: Find the Sleeping Gifted

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the last in a five part series on finding people within the congregation who can meet extraordinary needs in the life of the church. The previous articles are: The League of Church Members Extraordinary […]

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Preaching Preparation for the Real World Pastor:
Principle #9 – Conclusions

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Preaching Preparation for the Real World Pastor:
Principle #9 – Conclusions

By Dr. Thomas Douglas, Pastor, Parkway Baptist Church, Kansas City, KS This is the tenth in a series of articles on sermon preparation for pastors and bivocational pastors with busy schedules. To see the earlier articles, click the links below: Introduction article, Principle #1: Bible Literacy Principle #2: Know What You Believe Principle #3: Know […]

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The League of Church Members Extraordinary, Part 4
Midwives: Find the Lost and the Seekers

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The League of Church Members Extraordinary, Part 4
Midwives: Find the Lost and the Seekers

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the fourth in a five part series on finding people within the congregation who can meet extraordinary needs in the life of the church. The previous articles are: The League of Church Members Extraordinary […]

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Preaching Preparation for the Real World Pastor:
Principle #8 – Know How to Start Well with Good Introductions

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Preaching Preparation for the Real World Pastor:
Principle #8 – Know How to Start Well with Good Introductions

By Dr. Thomas Douglas, Pastor, Parkway Baptist Church, Kansas City, KS This is the ninth in a series of articles on sermon preparation for pastors and bivocational pastors with busy schedules. To see the earlier articles, click the links below: Introduction article, Principle #1: Bible Literacy, Principle #2: Know What You Believe, Principle #3: Know […]

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