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FIC Ministry Model

Ministry to Families (D.E.F.E.N.D.) Families are falling apart all around us.  The divorce rate is at an all time high; The birth rate has plummeted to an all time low.  Children lack discipline and self control, and are falling away from the faith at rates ...

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What about singles?

Does your family discipleship focus (and emphasis on fathers) alienate singles/single moms?Absolutely not!  In fact, the opposite is true.  This question has several underlying assumptions: Assumption #1 - FIC Sermons Focus on ‘Families’ The truth is GFBC is committed to ‘systematic exposition.’  In other words, we preach through the ...

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Important New Book

Paul Renfro, my fellow elder at Grace Family Baptist Church, has joined with Timothy Jones (editor), Brandon Shields, and Jay Strother to write a very important book.  Perspectives on Family Ministry, takes a careful look at the very important question, “How should the church organize it’s efforts to disciple ...

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Be Like David... Not Like Mike.

One does not have to be a sports fan to know that induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame is a tremendous honor.  Whatever your field, there is nothing like being recognized as one of the best ever to do it.  Recently, several legendary basketball players received this honor.  Among ...

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What He Must Be Conference Followup

Thank you for your support of the first-ever What He Must Be Conference last weekend at James Island Christian Church in Charleston, SC.  The event was a tremendous success.  Attendance was beyond what any of us expected, and the material was well-received.  Moreover, our host church went above and beyond ...

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