What a great weekend. We had a Cornerstone baptism service at Camp Dickenson on the New River and we saw 17 people demonstrate their commitment to Christ through baptism. And the best part was that I had the opportunity to baptize my youngest son Drew. I’m thankful to be part of a church where lives are being changed!
Recently, I’ve read about a string of high profile cases of account hacking. It made me really think about how much information I have online, and how some of my accounts are not as secure as they should be. Think about how much information you have online. If just one of your email accounts gets compromised, all your information is
I played backup for my son Luke at the Fiddler’s Convention this week while he played the mandolin on youth night. I was definitely a lot more nervous than he was. Here’s a little Foggy Mountain Breakdown. I enjoy making these special memories with the kids. The Old Fiddler’s Convention in our hometown of Galax is the largest and oldest
UPDATE: It looks like the FaithLife Study Bible is now free to everyone who signs up and creates an account. Go to http://blog.logos.com/2013/01/get-the-faithlife-study-bible-free-for-life/ for more information I have a free code for readers of this blog to get access to the FaithLife Study Bible for free through March of 2014 – Skip to the bottom for details. While I use
Two years ago, I shared about a number of ways you can embed sermons in your church website. I’ve been thinking about making a change on our church website, so I’ve been looking at the options that are currently available. Since the last post, WordPress has become a popular options for church websites, so I want to focus on options that
Click this link to checkout a great new ebook for Churches about Facebook. Facebook for Churches is a 32-page quick read loaded with tips, examples and strategies for getting the most out of your church Facebook page. Whether you’re attempting to pick the perfect Timeline photo or trying to figure out what and when to post, this resources has you
Have you ever heard the phrase “Don’t Judge Me.” Unfortunately, as a pastor I have heard this statement a few times over the years. Usually, it is when I am trying to talk with someone who claims to be a follower of Christ, but is living contrary to the commands of Christ. So where does this phrase come from, and
After watching this video, I really want to read the book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. I’ve been thinking about doing a series of posts on introverts in ministry, because many of the pastors I know are introverts. What do you think? Should pastors be expected to be extroverts?