Wordsearch Android Update 9/27/2017

Hi everyone! Quick update:

On the Android app, a few things have been fixed and should be working in a few days. Look out for the update in the Google Play store in the next few days.

  • The table of contents issue
  • Download of content issue
  • Highlighting bug that was introduced with OS 7.1

Thank you so much for your patience!

5 Questions with the Editor of the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary

Tony Merida is lead pastor Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, North Carolina. He earned a Ph.D. in preaching from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and serves as associate professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also one of the editors of the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary volumes (on sale now), showing readers how to see Christ in all aspects of Scripture.

WORDsearch chatted with Tony about his Bible study tips, sermon prep, and more.

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Best Links of the Week 9/22/2017

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Can Leadership Be Learned? 

You do not have to be a natural-born leader to become a great leader. Posted by The Exchange

3 Reasons Why Ministry Leaders Choose to Be Isolated

Dietrich Bonhoeffer boldly declared that sin demands to have a man by himself. We must resist the temptation to live and serve in isolation. Posted by Pastors Today.

The Overcommitted Church

The overcommitted church has become the ineffective church. So how did our churches get in this predicament? The causes are many, but here are seven of them. Posted by Thom Rainer.

3 Places Where Leaders Must Be AT LEAST Average

You must be at least average in important areas of your leadership or those weaknesses will overshadow your strengths. Posted by Eric Geiger.

4 Ways Pastors Can Help With Mental Health

The local church should be the front door for both the upstream solutions, as well as the downstream problems of mental health. Posted by Pastors Today.

A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old and New Testament 

A Biblical-Theological Introduction to the Old and New Testament (BTION) is an excellent work to have open alongside your Bible and commentary. You’ll find it to be extremely helpful. This new resource was published for the benefit of preachers, teachers, and serious students of God’s Word. It was carefully researched and authored by the professors of the Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS).

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Create Your Sermons with the Message Builder

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The Message Builder Bundle is a massive collection of preaching & teaching materials that make sermon and lesson building faster, easier, and more effective.

Created by Dr. Bob Daugherty, who has been studying, preaching, and teaching since 1957, the sheer volume of wisdom gathered in this set is astonishing. His work is well researched and precise. Daugherty holds 3 doctorate degrees, and after 5 decades of preaching, he gets right to the point with clear outlines, elegant alliteration, and soul-searching questions and answers. Everything Daugherty offers is solidly anchored in God’s Word.

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Best Links of the Week 9/15/2017

The Pastor’s Reason for Joy

Stop wishing to be some place and look around and see the richness of God’s blessings where He has you! Posted by LifeWay Pastors.

3 Ways Pastors Struggle with Personal Application

If we want the solution, we only need to look to our God, who seeks to transform us first, and though us, transform our people. Posted by LifeWay Pastors.

Three Reasons to Keep Going in Ministry

There are hundreds or thousands of people in your city that are counting on you to keep “fishing.” Posted by LifeWay Pastors.

5 Fears of Experienced Leaders That Can Wreck Their Legacy

Experienced leaders are those who have been in leadership roles for a significant period of time. These experienced leaders have led well throughout their career. Their lives and leadership have impacted many, which is why they have remained in their role. Posted on ArtRainer.com