How to Succeed in the Ministry (Without Really Trying)

I found out some sobering news last week.  I now have the longest tenure of any Protestant minister in the city of Oxford.  Father Joe at St. John the Evangelist has some years on me, and there are at least a few men out in the county with more seniority, but inside the city limits …

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This fall we are revamping the small group ministry at Grace Bible Church.  For the past year some small groups met in our church but were not organized by the elders or the staff.  We focused our energies on Sunday morning core seminars, worship, and neighborhood prayer meetings instead. The prayer meetings turned out, for …

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