Pump Up Your Social Media

It’s difficult to navigate the digital landscape without understanding social media. Facebook currently has over 2.2 billion monthly users. That’s the population of China and India combined! However, newer platforms are emerging and pushing their way into competition with Facebook. With an expanding range of options, algorithms, and metrics, making your way through the social […]

2018 Annual Meeting Videos

The 2018 Louisiana Baptist Convention was held November 12-13 at Temple Baptist Church in Ruston, LA. Watch below to get caught up on the great things God is doing in our state. Monday Evening Tuesday Morning Tuesday Evening

Who Don’t You See?

We’ve all had the experience. You’re cruising down the interstate when the car slightly in front of you swerves into your lane barreling dangerously close to the side of your car. Your adrenaline races and you sit on the horn. He swerves away and gives you an apologetic wave or some other less friendly gesture. […]

Special Call to Prayer

Special call to prayer from SBC President J.D. Greear With the announcement of Dr. Kelly’s retirement from New Orleans Seminary, there are currently five (5) SBC entities searching for a new leader. In light of this reality, SBC President, Dr. J.D. Greear, has asked all Southern Baptists to join him in day of prayer and […]

A Culture of Crisis

Before cell phones do you remember the beeper? It was a small device worn on your belt. When someone needed to get in touch with you they would call your beeper and their number would show up on your small, monochrome display. I signed up for a service plan and told my family they could […]

Reflections on a Half Century of Ministry

I made the decision. I am going to attend the fifty year reunion of my high school graduating class in a few weeks. As I read posts about this event on social media, I think everyone in the class must be having the same questions I do: (1) where did all the time go, and […]

4 Pivotal Steps for Pastors in Transition

We often think about Pastor Search teams vetting pastors, but for the pastor in transition, it is so important that a pastor vet a church. Wise pastoral candidates will not avoid this important step. Here are some common steps that some pastors take to learn more about a prospective church. But how? Seek the LORD […]

Excellence in The Big Easy

12 Things Franklin Avenue Taught Me about Doing it Right This past weekend I had the privilege of presenting a keynote address and then leading two breakout conferences at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church’s annual teacher training event. You may have heard about this great New Orleans church – Dr. Fred Luter is the senior pastor […]