Three Verbs for Teachers

Three Verbs for Teachers

With BGST’s, Vocation, Work and Ministry MM 101, 2017 cohort. An article on mentoring that I read recently (David L. Bartlett, “Mentoring in the New Testament,” in Mentoring, Dean K. Thompson & D. Cameron Murchison eds. [Grand Rapids, MI:...
Marks of a Good Sermon

Marks of a Good Sermon

Whenever I have the opportunity to teach a course on homiletics, I usually show the class this clip. It’s one that shows excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.’s last speech. He would be assassinated the next day, April 4th, 1968, at the age of 39. (You can read the...
Simple Sermons

Simple Sermons

We are just back from taking a church camp. On the last day there was a time for testimonies. Many shared that my sermons were simple. I was glad. That meant folks understood what I was trying to share. A few understood the amount of hard work that goes into making...