How Well Do You Handle Change

A sermon by Bob Browning, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Frankfort, Ky. Matthew 4:12-23 January 26, 2014 This morning our attention is drawn to the earliest days of Jesus’ public ministry. Matthew tells us one of the first things Jesus did was to relocate from his...

Why It’s Time for Your Church to Fail

“Forget your tired old ideas about leadership. The most successful corporation of the 1990s will be something called a learning organization.” – Peter Senge, “The Fifth Discipline,” 1990 “If you fail at first, try, try again.” –...

When A Prophet Fails

A sermon delivered by Randy Hyde, Pastor, Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, Little Rock, Ark., on August 12, 2012. 1 Kings 19:4-8; Matthew 11:25-30 The preacher is never better than his last sermon. Forget the years and years of week-in, week-out study of the biblical...

When’s The Last Time You Embraced Failure?

Failure. Just saying the word in the same sentence as our name makes us nervous. Far too often, failure and ministry go together. Frequently, failure is the last word for ministers and churches. Many ministers’ inner lives are marked by a sense of failure. Some...

The Failure of Success

A sermon delivered by Howard Batson, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Amarillo, Tx., on January 16, 2011. Philippians 2:1-13 There was a church board of a congregation in Atlanta that was pondering whether or not to invite a motivational speaker to their congregational...