This article first appeared in the Illinois Baptist Resource magazine and is used by permission of the author.
Preaching is, for me, like swimming in the ocean. It is an awesome experience, if you don’t die!
Nothing is more exciting and nothing is more intimidating. Preaching both charges me up and wears me down. It invigorates and it frustrates. It brings me the agony of labor and the joy of birth. It keeps me up at night and gets me up in the morning. Preaching is big and I know it. Continue reading
By: William F. Harrell
William F. Harrell Ministries
I remember when I was a young man working for my father in the family furniture business, he would often say after a very hard day’s work: “Well, son, I think it’s time to call it a day.” With that we would finish the particular task at hand and then we would turn off the lights, lock the doors and make our way home. Now, we didn’t do that until we were pretty well convinced that it was time to do it. Continue reading