Fellowship Meeting Reports

BBFI Fall Meeting 2017

Linzy Slayden, his staff, and Friendship Baptist Church of Owasso, OK, did an outstanding job of hosting the BBFI September 18-20. The event marked the Fellowship’s return to Oklahoma for a national meeting for the […]

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Family Matters

Are you buys? Most people are. The weeks leading up to our print deadline always get pretty intense. We are still learning our new “normal” as we manage the entire Communication Office with two men. We […]

College News

My Return to Houston

I traveled to the Houston metro area with a group of students and leaders from Baptist Bible College to assist churches in providing relief after Hurricane Harvey. With the students split into three teams, my […]


30 Ways to Pray for Your Pastor

Personal Prayer Needs Pray for their personal relationship with God. Pray that their time with God would be more than studying for a sermon. Pray for a fresh passion to know Jesus Christ. Pray that […]

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20th Issue

This issue of the Tribune marks my 20th issue as editor. Wow, how time flies! Probably the most common question I get asked is, “Do you miss being a pastor?” My answer is always the […]

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Men & Ministry

One of my goals when I first became a senior pastor in 2004 was to have a church that attracted men. My problem was I had no idea how to do that. In youth ministry, […]