2 Corinthians is a book every preacher and teacher needs to read at least once a quarter. It is interesting to see how God inspired Paul to both encourage and rebuke the church at Corinth in a balanced way. Paul would acknowledge and show appreciation for the good the Corinthians were doing, continually state and… Read More Lessons We Preachers and Christian Bloggers Need To Learn From 2 Corinthians
This article is aimed primarily at those folks in the church who are referred to by themselves and others as preachers. In other words, the men who are financially supported by a local congregation(s) to give either some or all of their professional lives and careers to the ministry of preaching and evangelism. It’s ironic… Read More Preachers, Listen Up…
3 Of The Best Things You Can Do For Your Preacher A great article about the relationship between members of the church and their preacher. Remember, folks. Preachers are human, just like you. All of the needs, fears, stresses, and worries that you have, they have. They need encouragement and support just like you.
Why I Am A Preacher In Churches of Christ Great article by Stan Mitchell (no relation) of Forthright Magazine with which I agree. It tells you not only a lot about me and preachers like me, but also about the church of Christ. Check it out!
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 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.
This article by Brock Shanks was published in the July/August, 2013 issue of the Carolina Messenger, an issue that dealt with the theme of challenges which preachers face. This article brings out some very good points about what churches need to do in order to grow. The Challenge To Grow A Church – Brock Shanks.
This article by Curtis Gilbert was published in the July/August, 2013 issue of the Carolina Messenger. The theme of that particular issue dealt with challenges which preachers face. This article gives some scriptural advice to preachers who are starting a new work with regards to being compared to their predecessors. Preachers, it’s worth your time… Read More The Challenge of Comparisons To Previous Preachers – Curtis Gilbert
Editor’s Page, July/August 2013 Issue – Paul Kirkpatrick. This editorial by Paul Kirkpatrick in the July/August 2013 issue of the Carolina Messenger has some great advice for preachers, especially preachers who are starting a new work at a new congregation.