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Unfortunately, I was not able to make it to the Send North America Conference in Nashville this week. I missed a great meeting.
My friend, Carlos Kelly, is the new Pastor of the Beulahland Baptist Church in Macon, Georgia. He succeeded Dr. Maurice Watson. It was a joy to this week how the Lord continues to bless this congregation.
Shout-out to the Thomas Dorsey Convention of Choirs for the opportunity to give one of the morning messages during their meeting in Jacksonville this week.
Shout-out to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary for the invitation to participate in their preaching conference this week.
The Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference is about a month away – September 22-24, 2015 – at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, Florida. There will be workshops to help you understand a biblical text, craft a sermon, and deliver it effectively. There will also be model expository preaching! Workshops will also be offered for Worship & Arts and Youth Ministry Leaders. And our congregation is looking forward to serving you! Register today!
Check out my new post: How to Structure a Sermon
ChurchLeaders.com: Guarding Your Heart in the Pulpit by HBC2
Leadership Journal: My Preaching Prayer List by HBC2
John F. MacArthur: What Does Sola Scriptura Mean?
Mike McGarry: Should the Youth Pastor Disciple Parents?
Brian Croft: 20 Lessons in 20 Years of Pastoral Ministry
Joe McKeever: Pastor’s Greatest Regret After a Lifetime of Ministry
Bryan Loritts: A Vintage Kindness
J.D. Greear: The Church Is a Leadership Factory
Paul Maxwell: The Epidemic of Male Body Hatred
Alex Duke: 9 Marks of a Healthy Worship Leader
Kevin DeYoung: The Sound of Silence
David Murray: 8 Things You Won’t Find in Heaven
Ed Stetzer: Don’t Blame Your Schedule For Your Burnout
This is almost an absolute rule: if you look around your congregation and people are barely singing, there is something wrong with your worship services. – Kevin DeYoung
BOOK OF THE WEEK: True Worshipers: Seeking What Matters to God by Bob Kauflin | Crossway
WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Preaching Today
CD OF THE WEEK: I love Gospel Music. I am also a big critic, because too much Gospel Music is music but not gospel (Click here and here and here). But there are wonderful exceptions. I will periodically recommend CDs or songs here in my Saturday Shout-Outs. First up… I am really enjoying Simply Amazing by Dr. F. James Clark and the Shalom Church (City of Peace) Mass Choir.
Do you have any shout-outs or ministry links to share? Join the conversation in the comments section below.