Author: Pastor Randy Ballard

The Dayton-Middletown-Cincinnati (Ohio) region is known as the epicenter for the Heroine epidemic that has swept America. Nearly six years ago, the church that I pastored (Kings Point Church of God in Maineville, Ohio) hosted a men’s encounter weekend for a faith-based Heroine and Alcohol...

[vc_video link='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbYzF6Zy5tY']  Discussion Questions:  As Christian leaders, which game are you playing? Finite or infinite? Explain or give reasons why you believe you are playing by finite rules, infinite rules, or both. Can you discuss the personal or corporate frustration in times when have played the finite game? Sinek said,...

I carry in my heart the insults of so many people. Psalm 89:50b, NLTConsider, Lord, how your servants are disgraced! Psalm 89:50a, NLTHow can we not carry the insults from others in our heart? How can we hear them but not be moved or affected...

“Cultivating Discipleship” Mark 4:13-20Introduction: The need for discipleship.Discipleship is the only method of retaining fruit. The parable of the sower is a parable about discipleship.  Jesus’ teaching was on the timeline of an interested seeker, an excited believer, a distracted disciple, and a faithful multiplier. Discipleship...

Why should I disciple someone? It’s too messy. I don’t have time. I am not qualified. What if I fail?These are all thoughts that goes through many Christians mind when challenged with the idea of discipling someone. The Apostle Paul too, faced obstacles in his...

Interview by John Piper Well, to the inbox. Many questions have come in this month about discipleship. What is discipleship? What is the aim of discipleship? And how is it done typically? To orient us on discipleship, what would you want to say, Pastor John? A couple...