Saturday Shout-Outs: Wichita, Lakers-Fan Fantasies, & Ministry Links

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  • Thursday and Friday, I preached for Pastor Terrace Floyd as a part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. I first preached for Pastor Floyd when the church was less than a year old. We became fast friends. It is great to see the progress of the church. May the Lord’s continued blessings be upon their labors for Christ.

    Congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph McKissick, Sr. as renew their vows today, marking 50 years of marriage. Dr. McKissick, who serves the Bethel Baptist Church with his son, R. McKissick, Jr., is one of the senior sages of Jacksonville. He and the entire McKissick family have been very kind to my family since our arrival in Jacksonville.

    The Jacksonville Jaguars won their first preseason game, 32-32, against the defending world champions, New York Giants. May it be a sign of things to come!

    Congratulations to all my Lakers-fan friends on acquiring Dwight Howard. But you are sorely mistaken if you think this means that you have a shot to be the Miami Heat this season. That includes the “Laker Girl” I’m married to!

    A big shout-out to all of our Olympic athletes. It is hard to watch the Olympics without being proud to be an American!

    Here is good advice for making the most of your morning.

    This is how to pray without ceasing.

    What important element of public worship goes largely neglected today?

    Ron Edmondson lists “What Every Senior Pastor Needs From His Staff.”

    Does your church have a covenant for board members?

    Is “Fifty Shades of Grey” sneaking porn into the church?

    The Kindle version of Sinclair Ferguson’s In Christ Alone is on sale for $0.99. Buy it!

    Check out this online dictionary and thesaurus.

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    Do you have any shout-outs you would like to share today? Your comments are welcome. 


    H.B. Charles Jr.

    Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida.