Communication in a Multisite Church

I have been married to my wife, Hillary, for 15 years and despite the fact that we talk every day, at times we easily have issues with communication.  Either I’m not listening or she’s not sharing or we’ve both made …

A View on Choirs in Worship

It was a warm, summer Sunday evening and I, a curious seventeen year-old, snuck into the back of the house of worship as the music began.  A friend had invited me and I had no idea what I was in …

Men’s Conference 2017

Friday & Saturday, February 24–25, 2017
Prestonwood Baptist Church — Plano Campus

Make plans now to join thousands of men from across North Texas for impactful worship, engaging fellowship, and dynamic speaking at the 2017 Men’s Conference at Prestonwood. Hear …

Preaching Source

Have you ever felt that your sermon could use some assistance?  This is a tough feeling.  After all the people closest to us, family and church members, are often not in the best position to offer substantial help.  You may …

Angels Who They Are, What They Do, and Why It Matters

“Aren’t angels kind of a—fringe topic?”

I was asking the question of my publisher’s marketing team, who had come to Dallas for a brainstorming session regarding the subject of the next book I was to write. In all my …

An Immutable Truth: The Health of Marriage and Ministry Intrinsically Connected

I love my wife. For 15 years and counting, she has been my best friend, my confidant, my biggest cheerleader, and the person who I know will be honest with me about anything and everything.

I love being in ministry. …

Family Discipleship: Equipping Parents to Build the Next Generation

Parents have a unique calling placed on their lives. The moment they receive news that they will welcome that bundle of joy into the world, God calls them to serve as the primary spiritual trainers for their child (Ephesians 6:4). …

Three Father’s Day Sermons

Father’s day is around the corner and this gives us an opportunity to speak specifically to the men and to the dads about what it means to live a legacy. So many people talk about leaving a legacy, but I …

A Call to Moral Purity

As men of God, we are called to a high standard of conduct that demands far more of us, and is so much more rewarding and fulfilling, than just avoiding the so-called big sins. One concern I have for us …

Importance of Community Outreach

What is your church’s growth strategy? Do you have one? Unfortunately, for some church leaders, by default the strategy becomes “We hope we get some visitors this week.” As church leaders, in many ways, the growth of our church is …