Soul: Fire in Preaching

In my experience, eighty percent of the fuel for preaching comes from sources outside the study. I do not mean scouring the countryside or the urbanside for sermon illustrations.

Eulogy to the Trees: A Covenant Story

They tell me that when they built this building, they plotted its location just so, where as few trees as possible would have to come down. To this day, there are trees in the middle of the parking lot because no one wanted to take them out.

Take it Outside

It was the early 1980s. It was Texas. It was December. It was a Southern Baptist church. It is customary in Southern Baptist churches to take up an offering during the Advent season to support missionaries overseas.