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Now Available: Facing Snarls and Scowls

    Facing Snarls and Scowls: Preaching through hostility, apathy, and adversity in church revitalization By: Brian Croft and James Carroll (Foreword by Mark Clifton) Buy Paperback HERE Buy Kindle HERE     Here’s a 3 minute interview of Brian

Posted in Book Recommendation, Preaching

Mez McConnell interviews Brian Croft on the most recent 20 Schemes video podcast

Brian Croft sat down with Mez McConnell of 20 Schemes to have one of the most blunt, and pointed conversations Brian has had with anyone publicly about some really controversial issues.  In this one hour video podcast, Brian and Mez

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching, The Pastor's Soul

What does it mean for a pastor to “Do the work of an evangelist?”

We were recently asked about Paul’s call upon pastors to, “Do the work of an evangelist?”  Since we couldn’t find many helpful resources that we felt complimented the primary pastoral call to be a shepherd, we set out to provide

Posted in Evangelism, Oversight of Souls, Preaching

What is a Gospel-spreading local church?

Two weeks ago our church, Auburndale Baptist Church in Louisville, KY ordained a man for pastoral ministry and in doing so sent out our 35th member into some kind of pastoral or missionary work in the last 15 years.  What

Posted in Preaching, Training for Ministry
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