Articles by Willie E. Hucks II
Two pastors share their hopes for this evangelistic initiative.
European people live in a society that has left Christianity behind—how do Christians witness in this atmosphere?
Multichurch district pastors in Jamaica explain how they handle different ministry challenges.
A look into the ministry of the BRI for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Had she punched me in the stomach, her exclamation could not have hurt me more.
Practical pointers for pastors.
Three outstanding ministers in the Adventist Church share their thoughts on various ministry-related themes.
Ministry interviews a physician who, along with his wife, has been on the front line in the battle against the AIDS epidemic.
Pastoring of multichurch districts poses many challenges-not just territorial and logistical. How do pastors do it? Where do they turn for counsel and encouragement?
Read why two pastors’ wives became involved in Women’s Ministry.
The leaders of the Adventist Church in south Asia share their vision for the region and discuss the challenges and opportunities throughout the area.
To celebrate one hundred years of ministry to youth, the youth leadership of the General Conference refl ects upon what has been done and what remains to be accomplished.
As you reflect on ministers who have impacted you, whether in the past or present, take the time to let them know how much you appreciate what they’ve done for you.
"When you think about the word judgment, what thoughts come to mind?" I asked my Christian Beliefs class. As a rule, the answer would be negative. Occasionally, however, a brave voice would state the opposite. My goal in broaching the subject was to emphasize the truth that judgment, whether divine or human, when correctly conducted, is the best thing that could happen.
12 ways to keep your church alive
God has created us as wholistic beings--a wonderful blend of spiritual, mental, social, emotional, and physical.
Being good stewards of the church's assets: Ministry editors dialogue with the directors of Adventist Risk Management (February 2008)
You might not think that an agency associated with insuring church properties is involved in sharing the gospel. But it is.
Pastor and Mrs. Charles have a special ministry: providing foster care for children with special needs. Why are they doing it? Nikolaus Satelmajer & Willie E. Hucks
In countless numbers of churches, wives attend without their husbands and children attend without their fathers.
If you are reading this issue and are going through your own personal "storm," I pray that you will experience the full strength and support that the Comforter, the Holy Spirit, stands ready to give to you.
The Sabbath is not about me. It’s about God.
Defending Basic Rights: A Conversation with Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Leaders (March 2014)
As a result of this interview, you will gain a deeper understanding of the work and involvement of these leaders in the religious liberty and public affairs in our world.
"Preaching each evening in an evangelistic meeting is spiritually exhilarating," states the speaker for the upcoming Discoveries '08 series. Such passion all preachers should possess.
In this double issue, we focus on the important themes of the second coming of Jesus and mission.
We must always remember that worship is not about the preacher, musicians, or children’s storyteller.
How many people in your congregation read the Bible regularly? What about your denomination? You might be surprised at the low ratio. "Follow the Bible" is an initiative launched by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, but we believe that all denominations would benefit by designing their own programs to encourage greater reading of the Word of God.
Our journey through their story can be found in Luke 24.
There always will be the solo pastor to conduct the bulk of the church's business. Such pastors must be competent in several areas of church ministry.
I hope that in five years we are in heaven. I really hope that will be a reality. I certainly believe that the world is fast coming to that climactic event of Jesus’ imminent return. Until that time, we are to work in a dynamic way, through the power of the Holy Spirit, so that the Lord will use the church—and I believe this is God’s remnant church with a unique message and a unique opportunity— to share the three angels’ messages of Revelation 14. That is our mandate.
Discussing what happens to family and assets after a person dies is not a favorite topic. But that discussion must take place.
A discussion with those who ensure the financial integrity of the church and its entities.
Church leaders and academicians from Africa ponder the present and future of ministry on their continent.
Theology can be dry and boring, or maybe you'll smile. Which would you prefer?
The focus of Hope Channel involves spreading the message of Jesus Christ, but it's not the technology that's important-it's the message.
A successful marriage is not composed of just two individuals (certainly not male and male or female and female); rather marriage includes three individuals: the man, the woman, and God.
It's not a matter whether disaster will strike, but when. What resources are at the pastor's disposal to assist in meeting such a crisis in the community?
Read about a program that provides counseling and support services for Christian leaders—The Ministry Care Line.
Leaders, especially in government, often make decisions in light of what their constituents will think of them after they no longer serve in their elected capacities. Long before their final days in office, they have a vision of how they wish to be perceived.
Those who attend our churches need to be reminded that Jesus is coming again and that His coming is both sure and imminent.
Reaching the world one person at a time: An interview with the leaders of Adventist World Radio (January 2008)
In a world in which millions do not have televisions, radio continues to be an indispensable method of sharing the love of God with others.
Remembering and learning from our past: An interview with Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR) (April 2013)
David Trim, Rowena Moore, and Benjamin Baker answer questions about what they call “a three-legged stool—archives, statistics, and research” that represents a department at the General Conference headquarters.
The example that we establish goes a long way in setting the tone for gender relations in our churches.
On Spiritual revival
As a car can still look good, although the fuel tank is empty, so also can we as ministers still look good to others when our souls are empty. But we are spiritually ineffective.
Ten ways pastors can express appreciation to the church members who lighten their load.
Searching the Scriptures, serving the church: The mission and ministry of the Biblical Research Institute (June 2014)
The editors of Ministry interview the theologians of the Biblical Research Institute.