Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 – Scripture of the Day (February 6, 2014 – HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAD!!)… Read More You Are Not Your Own…
Many in the church do not understand or appreciate their elders. I love my elders deeply, and appreciate them for the burden they bear and the sacrifices they make on behalf of the kingdom of God. One of them, a good friend named Michael White, is the son of an elder himself. When I was… Read More “The Elders Who Are Among You I Exhort” – Garland White
At the end of 2013, I was the guest editor for the last issue of the Carolina Messenger for that year. I decided to devote that issue to the theme of church leadership. This is the editorial I wrote introducing the theme of the issue. Church Leadership Causes Growth – Jon Mitchell (Editor’s Page, November/December… Read More Church Leadership Causes Growth – Jon Mitchell (Editor’s Page, November/December 2013 Issue)
A great article about being a deacon, written by a deacon whom I respect and admire. Worth a read… “Those Who Have Served Well As Deacons” – Curtis Kimbrell.
A great article from a good friend and sound preacher about the biblical responsibilities of preachers. It also contains some good points about the relationship between elders and preachers. “Preach the Word…Do The Work of an Evangelist” – Michael Grooms.
I wrote this article for an issue of the Carolina Messenger dealing with church leadership. It’s been my observation over the years that many Christians, perhaps without even realizing it, treat the leaders of the church in ways of which God disapproves. We Americans love our freedom so much that we tend to have a… Read More “For Men Shall Be…Blasphemers…” – Jon Mitchell