A Divine Preservative

I love preserves...grape, strawberry, blueberry, blackberry...yes, I like them all! The preservative principle is that some substance is used to prevent something whole and fresh from decaying. God provides divine preservatives for life. They are…

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The God Of The Thunder

You would have laughed at me. In fact, I laughed at myself. I was sitting on our front porch studying what the Bible has to say about thunder.…

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A Special Announcement From Scott Pauley

When the Lord led me into evangelistic work one of the great desires of my heart was to help provide resources that would encourage and equip others…

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What I Do When I Don’t Feel Like Praying

People imagine that preachers jump out of bed every day with a strong urge to pray. Nothing could be further from the truth! We all battle flesh and…

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Preacher, Are You Growing?

As preachers of God's truth we must always be growing. Certainly we must continue to mature in our understanding of the truth itself, but we must…

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A Brief Report On The Preacher’s Rest

Many of you have prayed for us this week as we conducted The Preacher's Rest in Hickory, NC. The Tabernacle Baptist Church family worked hard to host…

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GUEST POST: “Finish Strong”

Kurt Copeland has been a faithful youth pastor at the Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for many years. God has used he and his…

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The Revelation Series and Our Next Study

My heart has been helped studying through the Revelation of Jesus Christ over the last several months. Christians have no reason to dread and every reason to hope! The King is Coming! We have heard from so many listeners who have been strengthened…

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Pray for Your Pastor

It was a great privilege to grow up in a pastor’s home.  My dad has pastored the same church for over two decades.  My grandfather was a pastor and…

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The Forgotten Ministry

In recent weeks the Lord has been dealing with me about so many weaknesses in my own prayer life.  One of the most glaring has been my failure in the…

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Forward On The Journey!

Walking with God is a life long journey.  I am very grateful that along the way there are people who come along side to encourage us.  So many…

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Help! I Have A Teenager?!?

This past Sunday our oldest daughter, Morgan, turned thirteen.  Is that possible?  Where have the years gone?  Tammy and I are very grateful to God…

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Having Good Days in the Midst of Evil Days

One of the great privileges of serving at Crown College through the years has been the opportunity to hear so many wonderful Bible messages.  Pastor…

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What Did He Do the Day After the Victory?

It is often after victories that the greater defeat comes.  We win.  We rejoice.  We let down our guard.  The problem is that Satan never lets down…

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The Tale of Two Brothers

This is a true story.  I know that it is true because God told it in His Word.  It is remembered as one of the saddest stories in all of history.…

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My Favorite Biography

Many years ago I learned that reading biographies of great men and women was a good way to keep my own heart hungry for more of God's blessing.  Well…

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30 Days of Prayer

“Pray without ceasing.”  1 Thessalonians 5:17 It is significant that the only thing God commands us to do without ceasing is to pray.  Dr. John R.…

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Keep Your Windows Open!

“Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled…

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An Example For Every Man

Why is the temptation of Jesus Christ given to us in Scripture?  We know that our Lord was without sin.  In fact, as God, it was impossible for Him…

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Right On Time

We live in time.  60 minutes an hour.  24 hours a day. 7 days a week.  52 weeks a year.  For as many years as God chooses to grant us.  But our God…

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