Harmonizing Marriage and Ministry

General Session-Harmonizing Marriage and Ministry Friday Moring, June 30, 2017 John Greening, National Representative, Arlington Heights, ...more

The Duties, Dangers, and Delights of Church Planting

General Session-The Duties, Dangers, and Delights of Church Planting Thursday Evening, June 29, 2017 Jim Tillotson, Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, ...more

Long-Haul Leadership

General Session-Long-Haul Leadership Thursday Morning, June 29, 2017 Don Shirk, Grace Baptist Church, Batavia, ...more

Taking the Gospel to the City

General Session-Taking the Gospel to the City Wednesday Evening, June 28, 2017 Steve Viars, Faith Church, Lafayette, ...more

Compassion Ministries Workshop

Workshop – Compassion Ministries Wednesday Morning, June 28, 2017 Steve Viars, Faith Church, Lafayette, ...more

When God Purifies His Church

General Session – When God Purifies His Church Wednesday Morning, June 28, 2017 Mike Hess, Calvary Baptist Church, Mount Pleasant, ...more

Best Church Practices: Devoted to Essentials

General Session – Best Church Practices: Devoted to Essentials Tuesday Evening, June 27, 2017 John Greening, Regular Baptist Churches, Arlington Heights, ...more

The Suffering Servant-Messiah, Part 2 [AUDIO]

General Session – The Suffering Servant-Messiah Part 2, Isaiah 42:1-9 Friday Morning, July 1, 2016 Daniel Davey, President of Virginia Beach Theological Seminary, Virginia Beach, ...more

Serve King Jesus [AUDIO]

General Session – Serve King Jesus, Psalm 2 Thursday Evening, June 30, 2016 Jim Lytle, President of Clarks Summit University, Clarks Summit, ...more

The Suffering Servant-Messiah, Part 1 [Audio]

General Session – The Suffering Servant-Messiah, Isaiah 42:1-9 Thursday Morning, June 30, 2016 Daniel Davey, President of Virginia Beach Theological Seminary, Virginia Beach, ...more

Preaching Parables

When reading books or hearing sermons on parables, you may well encounter some interesting commentary. Too often people approach the Bible’s parables as if they were true accounts. ...more

"Devotion to Christ" - Mark Jackson

You can download the CD quality recording here (450mb ...more

Book Review: He Is Not Silent

Reviewed by Ryan Schildroth I just finished a challenging book on preaching by R. Albert Mohler titled He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World. I initially picked it up because postmodern thought is everywhere in our society. I hoped ...more

Jonathan Edwards on the Attributes of Good Preaching | by Pastor Steve Cornell

With the rise of John Piper and his ministry, there has also been a resurgence of puritan writers and their teaching, of whom Jonathan Edwards holds a chief position of honor. Much of John Piper's teaching ministry is rooted in the ...more

Good Friday or Good Thursday? When was Jesus actually crucified?

"For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth" (Matt. 12:40). This prophetic word from Jesus ...more

The Missional Church: Video CliffsNotes

Many of you have heard the term "missional" before. It is a buzzword among churches that are seeking to be relevant in their communities in bringing the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost world. Missional churches see themselves as missionaries ...more

One Thing I Remember from Preaching Class

*Originally posted on 9Marks.org. Republished with permission. One Thing I Remember from Preaching Class by Kevin DeYoung This has helped me. I pass it along to any young preachers out there looking for free advice. When you come to a passage there are four things ...more

Good Reminder for Preachers

This article, "The Importance of What You Say," by Scott Berkun is a good reminder for preachers.  Some excerpts: Just about anyone in the professional world is, in effect, a professional speaker. Every single idea in the history of the business world ...more

What to Do with Christmas and Easter?

Like many of you, I plan out my preaching calendar for the year and typically I rotate between preaching through a book of the Bible and then the occasional topical series in between. But what do you do when those "interruptions" ...more

What Makes a Great Preacher?

So what makes a great preacher?  For those of us who weekly prepare messages, that question often seems to be answered by the criticism or applause of those who sit under our teaching and preaching ministry. We also live in a ...more