The separation of church and state means that we will render unto Caesar that which is Caesar’s, and we will. But the preaching of the church of God does not belong to Caesar, and we will not hand it over to him. Not now. Not ever.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]