Category: Pastors

What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 1: Truth

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Part 1: Truth

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS Small churches are not great simply because of their numerical limitations, no more than large churches are great because of the number of heads in the pews. One can attend a church of any size that is unhealthy and detrimental to the cause of Christ. […]

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 2: The Pastor and Wife are Visiting a New Church: What to Look For

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 2: The Pastor and Wife are Visiting a New Church: What to Look For

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the second article of a three part series that deals with pastor’s search committees. See “Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For.” Each denomination has its own approach to pastor-finding. Most […]

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For

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Pastor Search Committee 101
Part 1: What That Pastor Search Committee is Looking For

By Joe McKeever, Preacher, Cartoonist, Pastor, and retired Director of Missions at the Baptist Association of Greater New Orleans. This is the first article of a three part series that deals with pastor’s search committees. Parts two and three will be posted soon. My wife and I were being shown around town by two ladies […]

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Introduction

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What Makes Small Churches Great Churches:
Introduction

Dr. Thomas Douglas Pastor Parkway Baptist Church Kansas City, KS Pastor Bill has made it to another December business meeting. As his church wades through the regular items on the agenda: approval of the minutes, treasurer’s report, written reports, oral reports, old business, and finally new business, he begins to feel his normally dry palms […]

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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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