Why You Can’t Communicate Enough to Your Church

Lack of communication is often a leading issue in church conflicts. As a resource minister for American Baptist Churches of Indiana and Kentucky, I was occasionally called in to address church conflict. While there were many reasons for the various conflicts,...

When You Are Your Sister’s Keeper

Ninety percent of war casualties were male soldiers around a century ago. Today, an estimated 90 percent of casualties are civilians, and 75 percent of these are women and children. In the early 1990s, I traveled with a humanitarian organization to Croatia and Bosnia...

The Reason Your Church Struggles with Growth

I am thankful for my four years at Bible college. I imagine that the Baptist Union of Great Britain and its constituent churches are thankful as well, since it kept me out of harm’s way for four years while they tried to knock some sense into me. Looking back, I...

Why You Should View Church Conflicts as Blessings

Ask any minister, “What is the worst part of your job?” and nearly all will tell you, “Conflict.” Ask any congregation member what they like least about their church experience, and most will answer the same. Conflict is everywhere people are,...

The United Way

A sermon by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ar. January 26, 2014 Psalm 27:1-9; 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 As I have mentioned before, after living on the east side of the big river for more than two decades we returned home to our native...