Author Archives: Rob Faircloth

How Many Times Should a Preacher Preach?

Preachers and their churches occasionally have differing expectations regarding how many times the preacher will deliver a message each week. Some churches expect serious, sermon-type preaching three times each week: Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening. Some preachers are … Continue reading

Posted in Pastors and Preaching | 12 Comments

The Gospel Imperative Of Christian Education

The need for Christian education was emphasized by Jesus himself. In fact, the early believers “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship and to the breaking of bread and the prayers” (Acts 2:42) and “were more noble than those … Continue reading

Posted in Bible & Biblical Studies | 1 Comment

Lawyer to Preacher? Why not Used Car Salesman?

I saw a survey once of the least respected professions. Among the “winners” were lawyers, pastors and used car salesmen. Is there a joke for this? “A lawyer, a pastor, and a used car salesman walk into a bar…” When … Continue reading

Posted in Seminary & Bible College | 2 Comments