Do we weep for the lost?

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Three Expectations as we Make much of Jesus!

Yesterday our Journey through Acts took us to the first leg of the first Missionary Journey in Acts 13:4-12. What I find interesting is that the worship, prayer, and fasting of verses 1-3 produced the missionary journey. As Matt Redman reminds us in one of his songs—worship is the fuel for missions flame. I found […]

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An Earthly Reminder of Eternity

There are images that will never leave my mind.  Years ago in Mombassa I was asked to help with wound care in one of our medical clinics.  A young girl came in with a burn on her foot.  As I scrubbed her foot I did all that I could to keep my tears from falling […]

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Another Journey to Kenya

 Tomorrow morning I join a team of 15 people from FBC Pell City on a journey to Kenya. We will be on a mountain right along the border of Kenya and Uganda and will be doing five days of medical clinics. The majority of the group has made multiple trips to this area, but a […]

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An Unconventional Missionary!

As most of you know I am a pastor of a Southern Baptist Church.  I often joke that I attended a Southern Baptist Church nine months before I was born and throughout my entire life I have been involved in the activities surrounding the SBC.  I attended a SBC college for a while and obtained […]

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I Wept Last Night

I don’t know how you reacted to the President’s re-election, but I can tell you how I reacted…I wept.  American just re-elected a man whose political party made the very things God hates their plank.  I wept not so much for myself, but for the four daughters that were sleeping in my house.  What does […]

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Jesus and Personal Evangelism

I have been preaching through John’s Gospel since the beginning of the year.  I’ve found many commentaries to be quite helpful such as Leon Morris and DA Carson, but there is one that I’ve really enjoyed by Joseph ‘Skip’ Ryan.  Ryan’s commentary is short and practical and I’ve found it really helpful in my study. […]

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That’s My Baby Sharing the Gospel!

Over 16 years ago Kim told me that we were expecting our first child.  I was thrilled and began praying for her immediately.  I prayed for three things for each of our girls—I prayed that they would be holy, healthy, and happy.  God has graciously answered each of those prayer requests, but I also found […]

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Jan 4, Cheap Grace does not Make Disciples

Yesterday I said, “There are many people in the church today who seem to approach evangelism like a drive by delivery room—deliver the baby, set it aside, and get on to the next woman in labor, but who disciples them?  Who brings them to maturity?”  I am not speaking from the desk of one who […]

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Jan 3, Drive by Delivery Rooms!

In November of last year Kim and I drove over to Ocean Springs, MS and visited with some friends.  Our trip took us to our former church and as Kim caught up with a longtime friend I took the opportunity to let the pastor of the church take me on a tour of the new […]

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