THE MIRACLE ON 45AVE.

Monday, August 14th, 2017

By Ken BlueUnobserved, and of no interest to those who never knew, That eternal business was discussed on Forty-Fourth Avenue.A little band that prayed for land, the year of seventy-two, Gave God a reason, it was the season to trust and to do.The owners replied, and we complied, with witnesses: two. What began continues the […]

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 […]

MINISTRY AND BUSINESS

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

YOUNG PASTORS DON’T UNDERSTAND THE MINISTRY Ken Blue “Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business.  But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.” Acts 6:3-4. I went to Bible College […]

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 […]

COULD IT BE YOUR PREACHING

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

Change Your Preaching A young pastor lamented to me that his church was not growing no matter what he did. I ask him, “What kind of sermons do you preach?” He said, “I rip their face off.” I said, “Can’t you just see this man at work on Monday, and someone asks, ‘what happened to […]

WHAT IS THE GLORIOUS CHURCH? #1

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

People forget the church is a glorious church. They overlook the importance of church, especially in today’s society.

THE WRECKING CREW

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Critics in the Church. By Ken Blue. Every church has critics in the church.  They are like members of a demolition crew. These men/women cannot be detected by steel toed shoes or by hard hats. Most of them wear suits and ties, and have just the perfect hair cut. They will also be seen with their Bible […]

WHY MY TOWN DIED

Monday, October 5th, 2015

If you go to Google Earth and type in Boswell, Arkansas, you will get a satellite view of what used to be the small town where I grew up. I discovered recently that the town is as empty at ground level as the picture from above reveals. What happened to my town? When I was […]

THE DRIFTING CHURCH

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

By Ken Blue If a church is drifting, one of two causes exists: The church has no charted destination, or the captain is asleep at the wheel. The church that is adrift, with no clear destination, is at the mercy of the current. Its only objective is to get through another Sunday. Next Sunday will be […]

A VIEW TO GROWTH: ENLARGEMENT

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Crafting ministries with a view to growth   By Ken Blue “Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes;” Isaiah 54:2. God will keep his promises to Israel. In anticipation of the returning remnant, Israel is called upon […]