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[28 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 871 views]

I’m always just a little leery of the phrase, “called to preach”.
In my estimation, a person is first “called to minister” before they find the distinct area that God is wanting to use them in.
I think people get messed up when they pursue some “high calling” without first learning to minister. Often they end up focused on perfecting a craft and carrying a card rather than reaching the lost and perfecting the saints.
In a tape on ministry instruction, Billy Cole once said, “If a man learns how to preach before …

Quotes »

[12 Dec 2008 | One Comment | 568 views]

I have reached a conclusion that I thought I might share. I have decided . . .

There are some people who have decided to go to Heaven, and they are going to do so no matter how bad a job I might do at this pastoring thing!
There are some people who have decided to go to Hell, and they are going to do so no matter how good a job I might do at this pastoring thing!
There’s a group between these two whose eternity is uncertain that compels …

Sermon Starters »

[29 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 331 views]

Christ has called us to “deny ourselves, take up our cross daily, and follow Him”.
Can’t Follow without Leaving (in order to “Connect”, we must “Disconnect”)
Sitting at Jesus’ Feet (Growing/Discipleship)
The Cost of Following Jesus (Life of Servanthood… Jesus washing disciples’ feet)