Some Thoughts about Preachers and Ties

An article about preachers and ties? Well, yes, and here is why.  I get asked about this quite frequently and have noticed that there are some fairly strong opinions involved.  So, here are my simple thoughts. There is a sense in which it doesn’t matter.   I have heard some incredibly powerful and life-changing preaching…

Thoughts on “Ministry” and the Call to Preach

Thoughts on “Ministry” and the Call to Preach I believe in ministry! I believe that every believer is spiritually gifted to serve in the ministry of the local church as taught in Romans 12 and I Corinthians 12.  I also believe that God gives some men as specific leaders in the work of the ministry…

Six Men Who Have Powerfully Impacted My Life

This time of the year is a special time for me to stop and think and reflect.  Over the last few days, I have especially been thankful for the men who have had the greatest influences in my life and ministry.  While there are many, six are quite prominent.  Here they are, listed in the…

A Story of Old Age, Answered Prayer, and a Soul Saved

It was almost 70 years ago that a young father tightly hugged his 3 year old daughter, walked away from a failed marriage, and never returned. Years later it would be discovered that he had moved to a far-away state for work and, although attempts were made to reconnect with his daughter, those attempts never…