Inevitably, one discovers again the layers of meaning and depth in the sacred text.

Published in Columns

What began as a way to brainstorm sermon series ideas has evolved into friendship and pastoral ministry for a small group of Baptist pastors.

Published in People
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 06:05

Sermon mistakes

Is it appropriate to correct your pastor? You bet.

Published in Columns

Growing pressures toward shorter sermons seems to be coming more from older church members, ministers say.

Published in Social Issues

A Baptist Women in Ministry conference call featured Baptist ministers sharing their experiences as moms-to-be while preaching and teaching.

Published in People

Recognized as one of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world in a 1996 survey of seminary professors and editors, current leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention remember Fred Craddock as a bad influence on Baptist pulpits prior to the theological shift in the last century.

Published in People

A series of Lilly Foundation grants and several large-scale evangelistic events demonstrate the continued importance and effectiveness of preaching. But being relevant without catering to the culture is a challenge.

Published in Culture

Keeping annual gatherings simple, focused and free helps young pastors avoid costly annual conferences.

Published in Organizations

A new company launched by Jim Somerville of First Baptist Church of Richmond, Va., offers rented or purchased sermons from respected preachers to small congregations, house churches and other faith communities without pastors.

Published in Ministry

Imaginative fiction can help preachers convey truth, says cultural analyst.

Published in Media and Arts
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