Monthly Archives: September 2013

Bursting with Thankfulness

Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, abounding in thanksgiving. (Colossians 2:6-7) To be bursting with thankfulness is a true witness of the Spirit … Continue reading

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Let John Broadus preach the Gospel to you!

John Broadus (1827-1895) was a Southern Baptist pastor, theological educator, and denominational statesman. He was widely known as “the Prince of Expositors” for his unrivaled power and eloquence in the pulpit (and, I once had a banty rooster named “Broadus” … Continue reading

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Welcome, Pastor

This past Sunday marked the beginning of my pastoral ministry at Sharon Baptist Church in Savannah, Tennessee. What a sweet and encouraging welcome we have received from our new family in Christ! It has reminded me of the following hymn … Continue reading

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Looking back on God’s Severe Providence

Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887) was probably the most popular American preacher of his day, so I’m reading three of his sermons for my American Preaching seminar this week. Beecher is not, in my opinion, a model Christian preacher. He seemed … Continue reading

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Still on the move …

We’re still in the process of settling into our new home in Savannah, TN. As a matter of fact, we’re not even in our new home right now. My family is enjoying a long-planned vacation in our second-favorite state, South … Continue reading

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