Administration

Administration and Pastoral Leadership

Church Liability

Finances in a New Church

Financial Principles

Guidelines for Digital Ministry

How to Treat a Guest Speaker

Leading Your Church Financially

Legal Resources

Let People Do What They Can

Memorable Media

Ministerial Ethics

Political Outrage: Balancing Social Ills and the Gospel Imperative

Redefining the Ministry

Set Goals

 

Bible Study/Devotional Life

A Free Will Baptist Catechism

A Novel Mystery

Bible Study

Deepest Love, Highest Joy

Five Elements of Prayer

Green Tree Bible Study: Parables on the Cost of Discipleship (Luke 14:25-33)

Green Tree Bible Study 1: The Church the Lord Commands (1 Thessalonians 1:1-10)

Green Tree Bible Study 2: The Ministry the Lord Blesses (1 Thessalonians 2:1-17)

Green Tree Bible Study 3: The Preacher and His People (1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13)

Green Tree Bible Study 4: The Walk That Pleases God (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12)

Green Tree Bible Study 5: The Second Coming (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18)

Green Tree Bible Study 6: Watching for the Lord’s Return (1 Thessalonians 5:1-11)

Green Tree Bible Study 7: The Christian’s Life in the Church (1 Thessalonians 5:12-28)

Green Tree Bible Study 8: Parables on the Cost of Discipleship (Luke 14:25-33)

Green Tree Bible Study 9: When Yesterday Robs Today (Haggai 2:1-9)

Green Tree Bible Study 10: When God’s Blessings Are Restored (Haggai 2:10-23)

Green Tree Bible Study 11: Rejoice in the Lord (A Study in Philippians)

Green Tree Bible Study 12: The Christian Mind (A Study in Philippians)

Green Tree Bible Study 13: Jesus’ Prayer in His Hour (John 17:1-5)

Green Tree Bible Study 14: Jesus’ Prayer for His Disciples (John 17:6-19)

Green Tree Bible Study 15: Jesus’ Prayer for the Church to Come (John 17:20-26)

Green Tree Bible Study 16: Foundation for Spiritual Growth (2 Peter 1:1-4)

Green Tree Bible Study 17: Add to Your Faith (2 Peter 1:5-11)

Green Tree Bible Study 18: God’s Word and Spiritual Growth (2 Peter 1:12-21)

Green Tree Bible Study 19: The Certain Appearance and Judgment of False Teachers (2 Peter 2:1-9)

Green Tree Bible Study 20: Apostasy—The Awful End of False Teaching (2 Peter 2:18-22)

Green Tree Bible Study 21: The Perverse Way of False Teachers (2 Peter 2:10-17)

Green Tree Bible Study 22: Scoffers and the Day of the Lord (2 Peter 3:1-9)

One New Man

 

Counseling

Alone Again

Confidentiality

Counseling Resources

Do Money and Marriage Mix?

Helping Hurting People

How To Beat Temptation

Moral Earthquakes

‘Til Death Do Us Part?

When Divorce Comes to Church

 

Doctrine & Theology

In Defense of Doctrine

The Bible and Church History

The Case for Feet Washing

The Doctrine of Last Things, Part One

The Doctrine of Last Things, Part Two: Amillennialism

The Doctrine of Last Things, Part Three: Postmilllennialism

The Doctrine of Salvation

The Doctrine of the Church

The First Word on Last Things

The Importance of Christian Doctrine

The Importance of Christian Doctrine, Part Two

The Importance of Christian Doctrine, Part Three

The Importance of Christian Doctrine, Part Four

 

Finances

Finances in a New Church

Financial Principles

Planning for a New Year

Practice Frugality

 

For Young Pastors

Attend the National Association of Free Will Baptists

Confidentiality

Daily Bible Reading

Develop a Daily Prayer Schedule

Eight Men to Do the Work

Financial Principles

For the Young Pastor’s Wife

Get Organized

Hospital Etiquette

Hospital Visitation Etiquette

How to Leave a Church

How to Treat a Guest Speaker 

Keep Good Records

Keep Your Mouth Shut

Leading Your Church Financially

Learn to Think Ahead

Love Your Congregation

Loving Your Valentine

Ministerial Ethics

Nervous Jitters

Ordination to Ministry in the Free Will Baptist Denomination

Partner in Bivocational Ministry

Preparing for Retirement

Preparing for the Future

Say Thank You

Send Birthday Cards

Sermon Resources

Taxes

The ABC’s of Pastoring

The Challenge of a Bi-Vocational Pastorate

The Job Hazard of Ministry

The Most Important Hour of the Day

The Young Pastor’s Wife

The Young Pastor’s Will

When You Move

When You Preach at Another Church

Your Sermon Material

Your Wife, Your Best Friend

 

Free Will Baptist Resources

Church Covenant

Face the Future

FWB Treatise

History of Free Will Baptists

Ordination to Ministry in the Free Will Baptist Denomination

State Websites

The Free Will Baptist Logo

What is a Free Will Baptist?

Who are Free Will Baptists?

 

From a Pastor’s Perspective

Anger: One Letter from Danger

Are You a Giver or Taker?

Believing is Seeing

Fit for Life

God’s Remedy for Stress

Honesty: The Only Policy

Mind Your P’s

Our Church Was Perfectly Dry

Political Outrage: Balancing Social Ills and the Gospel Imperative

Portrait of a Pastor

Pure in Attitude and Action

Redefining Discipleship

Redefining Success (Part one of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

Should a Pastor Pursue Graduate Education?

Surviving the Pain of Change, Part One

Surviving the Pain of Change, Part Two

The Challenge of a Bi-Vocational Pastorate

The Greener the Grass

The Pastor as Worship Leader

 

Leadership

Administration and Pastoral Leadership

Be Careful About Your Appearance

Discipleship: Keep It Simple

Home Run Discipleship

In Response to the Emergent Church

Political Outrage: Balancing Social Ills and the Gospel Imperative

Portrait of a Pastor

Redefining Discipleship

Set Goals

The Challenge of a Bi-Vocational Pastorate

The Pastor as Worship Leader

The Pastor’s Role in Worship

 

Outreach & Church Growth

An Old Reliable

Can the Small, Traditional Church Grow?

Consider Radio

Evangelizing a Postmodern World

How to Grow a Healthy Church

How to G.R.O.W. a Great Christian

Redefining Discipleship

The Power of an Invitation

The Power of Small Churches

 

Pastoral Care & Longevity

“Nothing to Be Thankful For…”

A Divine Call?

A Letter to Molly

Called to the Ministry

God’s Obituaries

God’s Words About Homosexuality

How to Leave a Church

I Quit!

Is Adultery Still Wrong?

On the Shelf

Providential Train Wreck

Say Thank You

Send Birthday Cards

Seven W’s for Young Pastors

Surviving Ministry Stress

Take the Positive Look

Ten Commandments for Ministry Survival

The Choice to Stay

Thoreauly Equipped

When You Move

 

Personal & Family Care

A Marriage Survival Toolkit

Do Something!

D-Day

Do You Know Who I Am?

First Things First (Part two of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

Get a Handle on Anger

Keep the Cat in the Bag

Life in a Fishbowl

Loving Your Valentine

Marriage God’s Way

Moral Earthquakes

Nine Ways to Improve Your Marriage

Partner in Bivocational Ministry

Preparing for the Future

Preparing for Retirement

Redefining Success (Part one of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

Should a Pastor Pursue Graduate Education?

Taxes

The Best-Kept Secrets of a Happy Marriage

The Challenge of a Bi-Vocational Pastorate

The Generation Gap (Part six of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

The Job Hazard of Ministry

The Joy of Journaling

The Short Fuse

The Young Pastor’s Wife

What Are You Looking At?

What’s in a Name? (Part four of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

When Daddy is the Pastor

Where Do I Fit in My Husband’s Ministry?

Who God Is (Part three of an eleven-part series on “Habits of Highly Successful People”)

Who, Me?

With a Little Help From My Friends

 

Sermon Preparation

A Sermon On Sermons

Classic Sermon Index Launched

Exemplary Expositor

Jump-Start Better Writing

Let’s Keep It Simple

Our Church Was Perfectly Dry

Preaching from the Word

Serious About the Series

Sermon Resources

The Joy and Benefit of Series Preaching

The Reforming Power of Expository Preaching (Part 1)

The Reforming Power of Expository Preaching (Part 2)

The Reforming Power of Expository Preaching (Part 3)

The Reforming Power of Expository Preaching (Part 4)

The Reforming Power of Expository Preaching (Part 5)

The Value of a Word

The View from the Pew

What Happened to Hell?

 

Worship

Four Keys to Vibrant Worship

God’s Mandate for Worship

Let’s Keep It Simple

The Pastor as Worship Leader

The Pastor’s Role in Worship

The View from the Pew

Worship and Drama Resources