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 […]

MUSIC AND EVANGELISM

Monday, December 28th, 2015

MUSIC AND EVANGELISM By Ken Blue “Music is never used in Scripture as a means of reaching the lost.” (quoted from a “music evangelist” ??) The argument that music is never use in Scripture to reach the lost is a fallacious argument. Shall we use that same argument concerning musical instruments? Were they used in […]

God’s Courtroom

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Someday we’ll all be brought into God’s courtroom.  We will all answer for our crimes–SIN! God is the judge of all the universe.  The Bible says that we must all give an account to God (Romans 14:12).  God is the righteous judge.  He will not let sin go unpunished. For 6000 years, man has passed […]

HOW IMPORTANT IS SOUL-WINNING

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

How Important Is Soul-Winning By Ken Blue How important is soul-winning? Perhaps the following illustration will help you decide: A storm developed in the Pacific Ocean and for several days the waves crashed against the sandy beaches of the Hawaiian Islands. Thousands of sand dollars washed upon the seashore and were stranded. A lady, walking […]

ONE OUT OF TEN AIN’T BAD

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

One out of Ten Ain’t Bad “And Jesus answering said, Were there not ten cleansed? but where are the nine? There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger.” Luke 17:17-18 In the early days of my ministry I invited people to church, and they looked me straight in the […]

DON’T BELIEVE THE CAMEL STORY

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Eliminating Camel Humps By Ken Blue Many pastors agonize over the summer and winter months when it comes to church  attendance and offerings. They have been programed to believe that these two seasons are predestined to lower church attendance. Dr. Elmer Towns compared it to a two humped camel. The gap between the camel humps […]

FOOT IN MOUTH

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

OPEN MOUTH.  INSERT FOOT. By Ken Blue We are all guilty of saying things that are just plain stupid. It is not intended, but when revealed to us, we end up being embarrassed. Recently I heard a man preach who made this blunder. I am confident he was a sincere, and a good man. I […]

IT CAN BE DONE, EVEN IN THE SUMMER SLUMP!

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

COMMUNITY OUTREACH OR SUMMER SLUMP Once again Pastor Jason Murphy and church members have demonstrated that you can reach your community for Christ, even in the summer slump, if you are determined to do so. Below are some pictures and comments by Pastor Murphy. “Praise God for a great day at Open Door. Last Sunday […]

HOW TO BE A NEW CREATURE IN CHRIST

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

IF YOU’RE IN CHRIST, YOU ARE A NEW CREATURE By Ken Blue “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17. The Lord Jesus Christ was born without a sinful nature, just as Adam was created without a […]

WHY NO BAPTIST CAN OBEY THE “GREAT COMMISSION.”

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

WHAT THE GREAT COMMISSION IS NOT By Ken Blue “Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, into a mountain where Jesus had appointed them. 17 And when they saw him, they worshipped him: but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and […]