Category Archives: Ministry

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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Sunday School: A Mechanism for Outreach

 Randy Davis, Executive Director for the Tennessee Baptist Convention shares his views on Sunday School as the outreach arm of the church.  He expounds that evangelism is all about passion for the lost and ultimately about building relationships with lost … 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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Moving Worship Attendees to Sunday School

At SSI:TN, pastors from different size churches have been enlisted to share their stories.  The evening begins with a panel discussion before the conferees break up into small group.  In Tullahoma, Randall Jackson and Larry Yarborough , pastors of Covenant … 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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