FIRST-PERSON: It’s all in the blood
A workman's injury gives Jerry Drace a moment to explain the importance of the blood of Christ in healing mankind's wounds caused by sin.
FIRST-PERSON: Preachers’ kids under pressure
Preachers' kids are always under pressure, evangelist Jerry Drace writes.
FIRST-PERSON: Pastor, don’t ignore your family
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--A young lady approached me with a solemn, somber expression, as I left the church auditorium's platform after extending the invitation. "Would you please speak to my daddy while you are here? ... I am a cheerleader and my dad has not been to any of my games this season and my brother plays on the team as well. ... My father is the pastor."
GCRTF VIEWPOINT: Observations of an evangelist
HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (BP)–Southern Baptists once again are undertaking a much-needed effort to offer a remedy as to what can be done to reverse the stagnation within the SBC. From the heart of Danny Akin, president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his sermon “Axioms of a Great Commission Resurgence,” came the Great Commission Resurgence, commonly […]
FIRST-PERSON: Observations of an evangelist
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--Since February 1975 when God led me to establish the Jerry Drace Evangelistic Association He has allowed me to preach in more than 1,000 churches across our nation. In His divine providence He has placed me in the company of some of His choicest servants as well as some who seek to be served. Throughout the past 31 years I have kept notes and observations on each of the pastors, staffs and churches where my team and I have been privileged to present the claims of Christ. I am sure some of these observations will be misunderstood, others will be embraced. I wish to share only 13 in hopes they will serve as a catalyst for your own reflections: