Category Archives: Discipleship

My DAD STANDS TALL!

We celebrate fathers this Sunday. And I can’t think of a better father than my DAD!  He truly STANDS TALL! My wife and I had the privilege of watching a pre-screening of the movie, When the Game STANDS TALL*. In … Continue reading

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My Indonesian Adventure

I recently returned from a trip around the world.   Literally, we flew from Altanta to Los Angeles to Japan to Singapore, finally arriving in Bandung, Indonesia.  On the way home, we flew from Bandung to Singapore to Frankfurt to New York, … Continue reading

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Life Still happens at Christmas

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!   Growing up, my mom and sometimes dad loved to sing Christmas songs as we returned from shopping in Memphis, Jackson, or Nashville.  Christmas is my favorite time of the year.   I love … Continue reading

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Realistic Expectations for Sunday School Growth

It’s Football Time in Tennessee!  As Tennessee gets ready to play Montana, I began to think about realistic expectations for the season and for churches.  Most Tennessee fans have realistic expectations for this season.  In 2011, few are dreaming of … Continue reading

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Importance of Prospecting and Assimilation to Sunday School Growth

At Sunday School Investigation in Dyersburg, I asked Fred Ward,  pastor of First Baptist Church in Huntington, Hoyt Wilson, pastor of Chapel Hill Baptist Church in Lexingon, and Robert McBroom, pastor of Madison Baptist Church in Jackson, what steps they have … Continue reading

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Pastors Enjoying SSI: TN

Sunday School Investigation conferences started last week in Tullahoma.  Last night we completed our fifth of 25 events.   Tomorrow night, we will be at West Jackson and Saturday at Tulip Grove in Nashville.  Last night in Dyersburg, one of the … Continue reading

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Praying for Golfers in Tennessee

My boss and friend, Tim Holcomb, introduced me to the game of Golf in 2000. In my first round of golf at Falls Creek Falls State Park, my posted score was 157, although I probably swung at the ball at least … Continue reading

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