Archive for the 'Ministry' Category

THE PLANNING STEPS

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

THE PLANNING ARROW By Ken Blue NEED, THEN PURPOSE GO IN THE TARGET. OBJECTIVES GO ON THE LINES ON THE SHAFT. THESE MUST SUPPORT YOUR PURPOSE. GOALS ARE DETERMINED FROM THE OBJECTIVES. GOALS MUST BE: S – specific, significant, stretching. M – measurable, meaningful, motivational. A – agreed upon, attainable, achievable, acceptable, action-oriented. R – […]

The Book of Mormon

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

The Book of Mormon –Part 1 Those who call themselves Mormons, or Latter Day Saints, point to Ezekiel 37:15-20, Isaiah 29:11, and John 10:16 to prove that the Bible prophesied about the book of Mormon. Could you give me some insight into what these passages are talking about? “The verses you cited are the most […]

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PREACHING, TEACHING, AND TRAINING

Monday, March 13th, 2017

PREACHERS SHOULD PREACH, TEACH, AND TRAIN “And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.” Matthew 4:23. “Paul also and Barnabas continued in Antioch, teaching and preaching the word of the Lord, with […]

NOT AN “-ITE”

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Influential men Recently, Pastor Hughes asked me who the most influential men were in my ministry.  I hesitate to give any name except “Jesus”, but that would not be true and it has a ring of self-righteousness to it; so here we go. The first man on the list is Pastor Harvey Taylor. Pastor Taylor […]

THE SERMON TEXT

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

            (MORMON SCIENTIST DISPROVE MORMONISM THROUGH DNA, AND THE LACK OF LINGUISTIC,AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svfxSscxh8o) By Ken Blue Several fallacies surround the idea that the text determines the sermon. It does not. For example, if you are going to preach a wedding, you already know the occasion and the subject. […]

HOW TO KILL A CHURCH; A MILE DEEP AND AN INCH WIDE

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

  By Ken Blue All of us have heard of the tragic results when doctors make a mistake and give the patient the wrong injection or pills. Many times the results are fatal. That is one reason others should be brought in to assist and assure that mistakes are not made. I’m sure no pastor […]

MINISTERIAL WARS

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Advice on Ministerial Wars Ministry wars are inevitable. Therefore, the pastor must know the difference between a breeze and a tornado. The pastor who is insecure and suspicious of everyone will constantly be plagued by fears and doubt. If you believe a matter requires confrontation or a war, contact older pastors in whom you have […]

I AM A BAPTIST… BY DENOMINATION

Saturday, March 12th, 2016

I AM A BAPTIST… BY DENOMINATION There are many reasons given by the brethren why they are Baptist. I am a Baptist by denomination, not by tradition. Many use an acrostic to explain their core beliefs. I will do the same. B– Born again by regeneration. Every believer is a new person IN Christ. A-Autonomy […]

THE EVANGELIST

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

THE EVANGELIST   By Dr. Ken Blue “And he gave some… evangelists…” Ephesians 4:11 Although all believers are to do the work of evangelism, the Evangelist was not called to do the work of the Apostle, Prophet or the Pastor. His was a specific ministry of taking the gospel message to the lost. The missionary […]

SHOULD THE MINISTRY BE PRAGMATIC

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

By Ken Blue While discussing church growth with a young pastor, something was said, to which he responded, “Sounds pragmatic to me.” I ask him what the word meant; he was not able to give a correct definition. Like so many little lemmings, many follow the rodents over the cliff without any idea what they […]