It is time to wake up

If you have developed a habit of using church as a nursery, then you might want to consider this. A man who went to church with his wife always fell asleep during the sermon. His wife decided to do something about it and one Sunday she took a long hatpin with her to poke him … Continue reading It is time to wake up

Church Leadership

At Antioch's next national conference for the church, September 12-14, we will offer a Leadership Track on Friday afternoon, from 12:45 until 5:00pm. Lunch will be provided at 11:45 for those who register. The topics we will discuss that afternoon include:  "Leadership," by Jeff Akin; "Fellowship" by Brad Shedd; "Discipleship" by Eric Burd; "Preaching" by Mark … Continue reading Church Leadership

The Primacy of Preaching

I had my first meeting yesterday after church with fourteen men and young men who want to learn about the calling and the work of preaching. We enjoyed lunch around the table in a classroom and for 90 minutes discussed the first eight chapters of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones' classic work, "Preaching and Preachers." I hadn't … Continue reading The Primacy of Preaching