Paul Powell Legacy Library

Paul Powell Legacy Library

My childhood pastor Paul W. Powell, was a great pastor and communicator. His successor at Green Acres, Dr. David Dykes has created the online Paul Powell Legacy Library to ensure that this treasure of insights was not lost. The online Library contains a growing number...
Are You a Church Planter or a Pirate?

Are You a Church Planter or a Pirate?

I assume the best of motives for pastors and lay-people who desire to plant a new campus or church without hurting other local churches. There are some inevitable mistakes every church planter or planting church will make, but some mis-steps have further reaching...
4 Ways to Blow Your Ministry Exit

4 Ways to Blow Your Ministry Exit

I have several pastor friends who are looking down the barrel of retirement. Some are fearlessly excited about their next chapter of life and ministry. Some are flat out frightened by the whole idea of leaving the pastorate. All of us want to finish strong one day...
A Flood of Relief

A Flood of Relief

When the largest rainstorm in U.S. history evoked historic flooding, it also triggered a flood of relief – which has been beautiful to watch. It has been one week since Harvey landed as a category 4 hurricane in Texas. Today he is still pestering neighborhoods...
Confessions of a Neithervert

Confessions of a Neithervert

When people ask me if I am an introvert or extrovert, I confess that I never really know what to say. That is like asking if I am for Auburn or Alabama. How about neither? Today I am speaking up for those who have no obvious affinity to introversion or extroversion by...
8 Tips to Help You Disciple Your Kids

8 Tips to Help You Disciple Your Kids

Guest post by Brian Dembowczyk  My oldest son, Joshua, took up soccer this past spring and will continue this fall. My wife and I have really enjoyed watching him play, and even as a beginner at the age of 12, he seems like he has the temperament, body frame, and...