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  I’m joining my podcast co-hosts, Fries and King, in Dallas for a one-day event. If you are an established church pastor, then this event is for you! Come hang out with others who are as passionate as we are about the established church. Click here to learn more about the first Est.Church Conference. Leading the established church requires a different kind of approach. Have you tried to initiate change but keep getting stuck? Learn from others here! We want your whole team at Read more [...]



My Easter text was 1 Corinthians 1:18-21. The god of human opinion will divide us, but the foolishness of God will unite us.


    How can a pastor encourage people to get plugged into missions both here and there? This episode is brought to you by Ministry Grid and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Subscribe: iTunes ● Google Play Follow us on Twitter: @estchurch, @jowiki, @micahfries, and @samrainer.   Read more [...]
  Easter Sunday is now over. Pastor, you’re probably a little tired. Church leader, your energy level might be lower than usual for the next twenty-four hours. It’s expected. Most churches pour into Easter Sunday. They should. Easter is one of the major highlights of the church calendar. Jesus’ resurrection is the cornerstone of the Christian faith. The calling of a pastor is one of continuing the resurrection celebration. Easter is the “big day” in many ways, a grand celebration Read more [...]



My Palm Sunday text was Luke 19:28-44. Our victory is possible only through the sacrifice of Christ. King Jesus gives victory to those who worship Him. Victorious worship is sacrificial and contagious. King Jesus weeps for those who war against Him.