WHY PASTORS AND MISSIONARIES FAIL TO TRAIN LEADERS

Monday, May 8th, 2017

WHY PASTORS AND MISSIONARIES FAIL TO TRAIN LEADERS “And I arose in the night, I and some few men with me; neither told I any man what my God had put in my heart to do at Jerusalem: neither was there any beast with me, save the beast that I rode upon.  And I went […]

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 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 […]

I WALK THE LINE

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

 I WALK THE LINE My friend Craig Edwards has discovered that there is no way to remain in favor with Fundamentalists unless you walk the line they draw. It does not matter if your kjv, a soul winner, live the Christian life. You must walk the line of there popelings. Below is his response to the control […]

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, […]

CONDITIONED REFLEX

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

CONDITIONED TO RESPOND ON CUE? By Ken Blue If you are observant, you will notice that when you hear one person in church cough, others will cough also. Likewise, if one person gets up to go to the bathroom, others feel the same urge. You will notice that, many times, when you scratch your nose […]

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 […]

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 […]

WHY SOME CHURCHES CANNOT GROW

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

WHY SOME CHURCHES CANNOT GROW By Ken Blue Dr. Tom Malone said, “An expert is any old spurt away from home.” I am not an “expert” on any topic. However, over the years, I have observed a few things that hinder the numerical and spiritual growth of a church. I list some of them, but […]

THE NOVICE

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

THE NOVICE “Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.” 1 Timothy 3:6. Every man possesses some pride, but pride must not possess the man. That is the danger and likely outcome for the novice who is rushed into the ministry without proper preparation. His primary […]