Book Reviews

Meditations of the Heart: Thoughts on the Christian Life

by Donnie L. Martin Publisher: CreateSpace, May 12, 2011, Charleston, SC A short description of MEDITATIONS OF THE HEART can be found in the word M-E-D-I-T-A-T-E. It is a Motivational, Exegetical, Devotional, Inspirational, Theological, Applicational, Transformational, Educational collection of writings

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Creating Stories That Connect

by  D. Bruce Seymour Kregel Publications, 2007, Paperback Creating Stories That Connect: A Pastor’s Guide to Storytelling, is well worth the time of the preaching pastor. In the vein of Calvin Miller, author Bruce Seymour offers help to all of us who face

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A City Upon a Hill

by Larry Witham Harper Collins A City Upon a Hill, is a unique consideration of America through the lens of the sermon. Essentially, Larry Witham has given the reading public a four hundred year history of preaching in America. In

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Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times:

By Peter L. Steinke The Alban Institute, Herndon, VA: 2006 Biographical Sketch Peter L. Steinke is an internationally respected congregational systems consultant who has also served as a parish pastor, an educator, and a therapist for clergy. He is the author

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Caring Enough to Confront

by David Augsburger Publisher: Regal Books, 1986. Ventura, CA Biographical Sketch Since 1990 David Ausburger has been professor of pastoral care and counseling at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Before coming to Fuller, Augsburger taught at seminaries in Chicago, Indiana,

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Recent Sermons

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

In a nation and world filled with division and strife, I am more than ever thankful for the unity we have in Christ Jesus and the joy of cooperation as the Kingdom is furthered. I am also grateful for my Alabama Baptist family. Since 1823, we have been joining hands not only to attempt great things for God but to expect great things from God. Furthermore, in 1925 God led Southern Baptists to enhance our missions abilities by our giving through the

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The Three R’s of a Devotional Life

Introduction Dr. David L. Olford, Stephen Olford professor of expository preaching at Union University, shares, “Just after the Second World War, sensing a deep spiritual

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