Monthly Archives: October 2010

Ordination of Pastor Telsa DeBerry

Last night I had the privilege of preaching the ordination of Pastor Telsa DeBerry.  I had the privilege of serving with Tesla at CBC in Arlington, Texas. It was a privilege to just stand with him because He’s God’s man … Continue reading

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What Churches Can Learn from the Texas Rangers

What can churches learn from the American League Champion Texas Rangers? 1. Integrity. The Rangers didn’t fire their coach when he admitted drug problems earlier in the year. When the coach, Ron Washington, wasn’t winning, they kept him. Churches need … Continue reading

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10 Things Every Pastor Must Do

I’ve served in the ministry of the pastorate for 14 years now. Here are a few things I’ve learned from the journey that pastors “must do” if they are to be successful: 1. Preach the Scriptures with Relevant Application. I’ve … Continue reading

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10 Things I Find True in Ministry

Everyone once in a while I like to just review my life and attitude toward ministry. Below are a few things I’ve found true. 1. Seminary preparation for ministry is crucial for ministry success. I didn’t grow up in the … Continue reading

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Seminary Week

I had a privilege of doing a “seminary week” at Southwestern in Fort Worth this week. Monday was a packed day in the advanced preaching conference on the book of Hebrews. Tuesday and Wednesday were library days. Thursday was a … Continue reading

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