I am a Southern Baptist and proud of it!

I grew up as a Southern Baptist. However, over the years I served in various churches. I have pastored three Southern Baptist Churches, served as a youth pastor at an Independent Baptist Church, and pastored one non-denominational church. As a result of my journey in ministry, I do have an interesting perspective on being a…

Like father, like son – Genesis 26

I am sure you have heard the saying: like father, like son. This statement is true in many ways. A son tends to follow in the footsteps of his father. A son will often have the same tendencies as his father. Sins of a father is often repeated by the son. The personality of the…

The Heart of Worship

Matt Redman, the author of the song heart of worship provides an interesting view on what worship really is. The story behind the song is fascinating. Matt attended a church in England that had seemingly lost her way. The pastor of the church decided to do away with all musical instruments for season in order…

True Worship

John 4:23-24 says, “But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship Him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.” There is a saying that many of…

The Need to Worship

  Psalm 19:1-3 says, “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth His handiwork. Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge. There is no speech nor language, where their voice is not heard.” All of creation was made to worship. The heavens along with the trees, flowers, mountains,…

The 3 I’s of Bible Study

When it comes to “rightly dividing the Word of truth” there are 3 basic essentials to keep in mind: Inspiration. The very first thing to understand is that the Bible is inspired by God. The word ‘inspired’ in scripture means ‘God-breathed.’ The Bible comes from the very breath of God. Your view on the inspiration…