‘Pastoral Leadership’



We Are–the Body of Christ

“Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. We have different gifts, according to the grace give us”–Romans 12:3-6. “Selflessness [means to] Worship God: […]

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What Do You Want Your Church to Be?

Have you ever thought what you want your church to be? Maybe it’s only a question that pastors think about, but I don’t think that’s the case. I think we all have a vision for the church – – a desire of what we want the church to be and do. Last night, I had […]

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Your Church and Your Ministry

“If you don’t cross over from what-I-get to what-I-give, your church will become increasingly unsatisfactory to you”–James Macdonald. “Everything which really needs to be done in our souls can only be done by God”–C. S. Lewis. “To be a fisher of men, you must have two groups. The large circle which is filled with so many needs and the […]

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Temptation, Trouble, and the Presence of God

“Any voice that promises total exemption from suffering and failure is most certainly not God’s voice. In recent years innumerable spokespeople for God have offered ways we can use God and his Bible as guarantees of health, success and wealth. The Bible is treated as a how-to book, a manual for the successful life in […]

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God’s Call and Our Response

A call is what you would do for nothing that others would not do for any amount of money. “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart”–Jeremiah 29:13. “God chooses, or elects, people for service. No one in the Old Testament is elected because of greatness (see Deuteronomy […]

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain. — Philippians 1:21 (NIV)