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How to Pray for Your Pastors

We all have had pastors pray for us, but have you ever prayed for your pastor?  Your pastor or pastoral staff is a target, and they need your…

We’re Making Room for You

God is at work in the life of Rocky Creek Baptist Church!  We are seeing him do some mighty things in the lives of our people and in…

Titus: Paradigm Shifts in the Church

Yesterday, we finished up our first series in the Book of Jonah at Rocky Creek!  I learned so much through that study.  I have been working on finishing…

No Reserves. No Retreats. No Regrets.

Reading biographies is so good for the soul.  Knowing the stories of the Christian soldiers who have come before us can inspire us and encourage us to live…

Just Do Something

I often talk with people who are waiting on that perfect situation before getting involved.  Believing that they would thrive in a certain role, they refuse to get…

North Greenville University’s 8th President

Dr. Gene Fant, Jr. is the 8th President of North Greenville University. After months of praying and working, our presidential selection committee recommended Dr. Fant to the Board…

Don’t Pursue the Position

Most leaders attempt to exalt themselves into higher positions of leadership.  Jesus breaks the paradigm by teaching that “servant leaders humble themselves and wait for God to exalt…

Don’t Become a Stagnate Worship Leader

We tend to tolerate mediocre talent in worship because it’s “only church.” Since it is an offering to God and church people are supposed to be categorically nice…

Thermostat vs. Thermometer

One of my favorite leadership principles comes from Tim Elmore and his Habitudes study.  He begins with the simple questions: “Are you a thermostat or a thermometer?” You…

Worship Was Never Meant to Be About Me

Worship was never meant to be about me.    Yet that truth has not stopped me from attempting to make it about me every single day of my…

Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit

So excited to start first sermon series at Rocky Creek this Sunday at 10:30!  I will begin preaching Jonah: God’s Relentless Pursuit and if you don’t have a…

The Love of God

It was a day of rejoicing. As we concluded our appointment at North Side, there were a lot of things to process, but I will keep it where…

My Favorite Character in the Bible

When I was ordained into the gospel ministry at North Side Baptist Church in 2003, I was overwhelmed by the weight of the moment.  As people prayed over…

Worship Song on the 5 Solas

Sunday will be my last day leading worship at North Side.  As the church as a whole has been aware of this change for two weeks, I have…

Ministry Has No Promotions

Since we announced last week that God has called our family to serve Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, SC, we have been overwhelmed with love and support. …

Intentional Prayers

Keep your prayers for your family fresh and intentional. Travis Agnew Travis Agnew is a Christian, husband, father, pastor, author, blogger, and religion instructor. http://travisagnew.org

Joy in Tribulations

Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has…

Thank You, Rocky Creek

I sent this letter to the membership of Rocky Creek Church this week, but I’ve also realized in recent days that many people in the area are interested in…