Category: Pastors

Racism of a few besmirches all of us

by Norm Miller Norm Miller is the director of communications and marketing at Truett-McConnell College. The election of Fred Luter as the SBC’s first African-American president brought affirming nods from secular and religious media. But the racism of a few members of the First Baptist Church in Crystal Springs, Miss., continues to garner condemnation from […]

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The Number One Failure of 90 Percent of Pastors

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. The four-year-old who says, “I can do it by myself” has a lot in common with the typical pastor. Pastors are notorious for their lone ranger approach to ministry. It’s what I call the number one […]

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10 Insights About Your Church’s Fellowship

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread and in prayers…. So continuing daily with one accord in the temple and breaking bread from house to house, they ate […]

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Bivocational Ministry, Part 8:
Challenges Bivocational Ministers Face

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Bivocational Ministry, Part 8:
Challenges Bivocational Ministers Face

Dr. Dorsett is a bivocational pastor and church planting missionary in Vermont. He is the author of Developing Leadership Teams in the Bivocational Church and Bible Brain Teasers: Fun Adventures through the Bible. He also serves as a church planting catalyst with the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. He has a […]

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Some Churches Need to Quit Doing Evangelism

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. Evangelism and spiritual harvesting are not for everyone calling themselves followers of Jesus. Fruitbearing is for the obedient. Believers aiming to obey the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-10) should not miss one huge fact: No one not […]

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