A ONE STRING MINISTRY

Friday, July 1st, 2016

ADVICE TO YOUNG PREACHERS “One of the evils of such a course is to beget in his mind a monstrous development of that particular truth. He soon loses the symmetry and proportion of a Christian man, becomes too much a man of one idea, loses sight, in a great measure, of other branches of reform, […]

I DARE YOU TO USE BIBLICAL INSTRUMENTS!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

A Challenge to use Biblical Instruments ByKenBlue We live in a day when pastors pick a verse from anywhere, and make it say anything they like. This is seen when one conveniently overlooks certain things in the verse and chooses only those that support his agenda. Nowhere is this more evident than in the area […]

PERPETUITY AND HARLOT CHURCHES #2

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

There are many Baptist churches that exist. How can anyone seriously discuss the perpetuity of the church exists only within their ranks? Dr Blue will open your thinking on this matter in this very direct article.

SERVICE IS THE KEY

Friday, March 20th, 2015

It’s All About Service #1 By Ken Blue A few years ago I visited the Eagle Hardware store in our town. It was a man’s shopping paradise, with tools everywhere! As I entered the large double-doors, a man wearing an employee vest came out of an aisle on my left. We almost collided. I asked where […]

An Interview with Pastor Blue #1

Monday, April 15th, 2013

How to classify people if the church Hi Folks, I asked Pastor Blue if I could post to the blog. I help pastor with the administration of the blog. If you keep track of Pastor Blue’s posts you can see he takes time to deal with objections. Many times the people who he is dealing […]

IS THERE A SOCIAL GOSPEL?

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

What is the Social Gospel?   By KenBlue Definition: “Social gospel. 1 : the application of Christian principles to social problems.  2  a movement in American Protestant Christianity especially in the first part of the 20th century to bring the social order into conformity with Christian principles.” Merriam-Webster’s 11th. Collegiate Dictionary. The first thing I noticed […]

HOW TO GET PEOPLE TO THE “ALTAR.”

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

THE ALTAR OR LETTING GOD “ALTER” YOU. By Ken Blue A police officer, who was a member of our church, told the following story. He said, when he pulled someone over, or was called to a domestic disturbance, many times it was necessary to arrest someone or write a ticket. The guilty would weep, and […]

TRAINING MEN FOR THE MINISTRY

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

WHERE MEN FOR THE MINISTRY COME FROM By Ken Blue “And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.” 2 Timothy 2:2.  God has blessed Open Door Baptist Church over the years by calling young men from […]

THE ALIAS

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

HOW TO DEAL WITH ALIAS, ANNONYMOUS CRITICS By Ken Blue The American Heritage Dictionary defines alias as; “1. An assumed name: The swindler worked under various aliases.” During my forty years of pastoring, I have received many letters and notes sent by mysterious souls who refused to attach their names, or they used names of others […]

ARE YOU A “LATTE” CHRISTIAN?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

CONNECTION BETWEEN A CHRISTIAN AND A LATTE By Ken Blue Caffe Latte – “Strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk . Espresso- strong black coffee brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans.” A cute little saying by some preachers and evangelist, in an attempt to question Christian […]