In Season and Out of Season

Are you wishing winter would hurry up and end so that we can get on with spring and summer? Perhaps you are already dreaming of sitting on the beach, watching the waves come in, and sipping your beverage of choice? For some people, winter is definitely “out of season” and certainly not their favorite time […]

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Ghana Missions Trip

I am excited about a new opportunity the Lord has opened up for me to serve in the African nation of Ghana. Back in March of 2016, I travelled to California to attend the Shepherds Conference, an annual gathering of thousands of pastors and church leaders. Before the conference even began, I met a man […]

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Sermon Preparation Steps

Recently, I asked one of our elders to preach for me in my absence. In the weeks leading up to that Sunday, I did my best to help him prepare. One of the things I did was to give him a document that outlines my preaching preparation process. I made it clear that the steps […]

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Great Message, Feeble Messenger

Not long after I graduated from Bible College, I had the opportunity to preach at my home church, the church I attended in junior high and high school. I can’t remember the exact text I preached on, but I do remember the response of some friends. They were extremely affirming and appreciative of me for […]

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The Call of God

I have always been fascinated by the bible passages where the call of God is given directly to His chosen servant. Let me give you a few examples. Moses: “Come, I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt. But Moses said to God, Who […]

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The Preacher’s Prayer

Week in and week out, the preacher has a tough job. In fact, it is an impossible job apart from work of the Holy Spirit. Therefore, preaching, from start to finish (even after the sermon has been preached), must be done in prayer. I have been in pastoral ministry for about 10 years now and […]

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Billy Graham’s Biggest Regret

As the tributes have poured in from all over the world following the death of the renowned evangelist Billy Graham, I remembered back to an interview he did with Greta Van Sustern a few years ago. In one of the questions, Sustern asked Graham, “If you were to do things over again, would you do […]

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