They Do Have an Amen Corner After All!

They Do Have an Amen Corner After All!

One of the sporting world’s most celebrated events, The Masters, occurs this weekend. Usually occurring in the spring when the azaleas are in bloom, this year’s event will have a backdrop of fall foliage. The world’s best golfers will compete over four days for a total prize purse of 11.5 million dollars. The winner gets […]

Church Planting and Compassion Ministry Projects Continue Across Louisiana

The Louisiana Baptists Missions Support Committee met this week as part of the Louisiana Baptist Annual Meeting. The Committee heard reports from Missions and Ministry Strategists and approved financial supplements for 46 Church Planting and Compassion Ministry Projects across Louisiana for 2021. In the midst of a difficult year, still much historic kingdom work and […]

Disaster Relief Training

Disaster Relief Report Video

Many people expressed interest in downloading the Disaster Relief video shown during Dr. Horn’s report at the Louisiana Baptist Convention Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10. It is available below to watch and download. Enjoy!

The Vision Thing

If there is one thing we as pastors and churches should be doing right now, it is clarifying the vision and mission for the future of our churches. Pre-covid 19, the decline in the SBC and in evangelicalism has been well documented year by year. In 2019, baptisms dropped another 20% in Louisiana, Bible Study […]

Get Strategic in 2021: Connect with a Multiply Louisiana Pastors Cohort

2020 has changed everything. Now more than ever, churches need strategic leadership to rebuild and revitalize ministries in our new normal. Over the last four years, churches and leaders have grown through networking and collaborating together through Multiply Louisiana Cohorts. These cohorts have brought together like-minded pastors and ministry leaders who are seeking to revitalize […]

Louisiana Baptists Are Gathering

Louisiana Baptists Are Gathering

This year has brought about more challenges and cancellations than any of us care to recount. For those meetings and events that were scheduled, more times than not, they happened virtually rather than in person. This has been true for us as Louisiana Baptists. Therefore, I am excited to meet in person for the annual […]

You Want Us to Do What?

You Want Us to Do What?

Football is back! When I was a youth minister I worked out with a local high school football team as part of their “optional” summer conditioning program. During one of the workouts the coach took us to the practice field and announced that we were going to run 50 forty-yard sprints. They wouldn’t dare say […]

Lord, We Are Weary!

Lord, We Are Weary!

Lord, we are weary! Especially your people in Louisiana. First, it was COVID-19. We spent weeks leading the nation in cases per capita. We went home. The economic impact of that is still being felt. When people went home, gas prices plummeted. So many of our people who make their living in the oil and […]