Category Archives: Preaching

Adventist Preaching Interview

In May 2020 I had the privilege of interviewing with Christopher Findley, who moderates the Adventist Preaching Facebook group. I shared how I got started preaching and things that have helped me become a better preacher and pastor. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Four Tips to Maximize Your Reaping Meetings

Many churches have reaping meetings in the spring and fall. Here are four tips to maximize your results.

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Why Not Try This? …Use Your Israel Trip for Evangelism

Many pastors and church leaders have taken a trip to Israel to walk where Jesus walked and see the Bible lands. Why not use all those pictures and experiences to share Jesus and Bible truths with others? Last month (September … Continue reading

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Making Appeals – Top Ten

An appeal is an invitation to take a next step with Jesus.   Appeal often. At the end of every sermon. At every baptism. At the end of every Bible study. Whenever the opportunity arises. Appeal because of Jesus. Talk … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? …Invite a Friend to Take their Next Step with Jesus

  Making Appeals – Three Keys Do you remember who invited you to accept Jesus as your personal Savior and Lord, to embrace all Bible truth, to be baptized and to unite with God’s final movement? You can make those … Continue reading

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Making appeals is a lot like Thanksgiving Dinner

The family has gathered. Clusters of people are scattered throughout the house, visiting with each other. The cooks have been doing their job in the kitchen. The wonderful aromas have been drifting through the house. And now it is time … Continue reading

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Why Not Try This? … Plan a Youth-led Public Evangelism Meeting

What if your Pathfinder Club or Youth Sabbath School or Adventist Youth Society planned their own Public Evangelism Meeting this fall or next spring or both? Why not? And why not do it more than once! Here are seven quick … Continue reading

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Twenty-one Things that Increase Baptisms

Jesus said “Go, Make Disciples, Baptize, Teach them to Observe all things.” Matthew 28:19-20. “Every one newly added to the church is to be educated in regard to the work he is to do for the Master in winning souls to Christ.” {Review & … Continue reading

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4 Things to Do if Your Church Says “No” to Evangelism

The pastor on the phone sounded defeated. “I talked to the church board about Evangelism and they said they didn’t want any evangelism this year, and maybe not next year either.” In situations like this it is possible to forget … Continue reading

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“Called to Leave It All Behind” – by Carlos Craig

NOTE – On Sabbath afternoon, November 19, 2016, eight ministers in the Texas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists were ordained to the Gospel Ministry. The Challenge was given by Carlos Craig, President of the Texas Conference, and was especially meaningful since … Continue reading

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