Jessica Miller Kelley

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Startled by God (A Sermon Illustration)

By Jessica Miller Kelley
My eight-month-old daughter startles very easily. She'll be creeping across the floor and if I call to her or walk into her line of sight, she jolts in panic before smiling and… read more

Preaching on Sin

By Jessica Miller Kelley
One Sunday in high school, my best friend took me to her Fundamental Baptist church. All I knew before going was that the denomination was more conservative than the SBC and that… read more

Stewards of God's Children

By Jessica Miller Kelley
A Sermon on Genesis 22:1-18 and Matthew 25:14-27 Our younger daughter Claire’s middle name is “Moriah.” Not Mariah (with an A) like Mariah Carey, but Moriah… read more

Cutting Scripture Short

By Jessica Miller Kelley
I've only preached twice in my life. Actually, only once, since the second sermon I prepared ended up being delivered by my husband, the pastor, while I stayed home with our… read more

Partnerships Turn Churches Around

By Jessica Miller Kelley
There are a lot of ways to plant and grow new churches. Some say the multi-site model will become the standard for church growth, with numerous congregations sharing the vision… read more

Learning from Kodak

By Jessica Miller Kelley
Kodak—long the most esteemed name in the camera business—declared bankruptcy last month. Many business analysts have been discussing the reasons for the esteemed… read more
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