There is a phenomenon entitled “church hopping” that is rampant in many places. Church hoppers are notorious for seeking the next big high in town. They want more entertainment. They want more programs.
Month: November 2010
I often get the question, “Do you have to know the original languages to preach effective sermons?” Often the question comes either from someone who knows the languages and thinks that if you don’t know them you are hurting your congregation, or
Great preaching has a practical bent. It helps real people deal with real issues that they deal with in real life. Often preachers when confronted with this reality will skimp on the doctrine. They end up addressing issues in a topical manner
A few posts ago, I argued that we cannot trust “shouting” or other outward manifestations of congregational interaction as a valid means of determining if the message was an effective one. It is simply too easy to play on emotions and get
We have been talking about supporting an associate minister. This audio however is directed to Senior Pastors. How can Senior Pastors develop and support the associate minister in the church? Elder Cox addresses this question in this audio. Download the audio at
You are an Associate Minister and you want to become a more effective minister of the Gospel? What steps should you take? How can I Support the church, my senior pastor, and my ministry? Elder Cox provides an answer to that question