Author Archives: Dr. Garvin Dykes

Explanation of My Resignation

Adoniram Judson said, “The motto for every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster ought to be “Devoted for Life.” A preacher friend of mine was being interviewed as a possible candidate for pastor of a church, and they asked the question, “How long were you at your last church?” He told them and then added, […]

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Louisiana Flood Victims

I realize many individuals and agencies, large and small, are helping the flood victims in Louisiana, but there are always some niches to be filled. I have personal contact with the pastors and churches in Vermilion Parish where the flooding was the worst, and they will be working for weeks. The water crested 8 to […]

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David Cross: God’s Man

Romans 12:1,2 “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world; but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and […]

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Fear and Faith

The other day my cardiologist, who is a born-again Christian and a sincere servant of the Lord, asked me a question. It was obvious that it was a very personal thing with him, and no doubt many other Christians are concerned about the same thing. He said, “We are to lay down our lives for […]

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What Does a Pastor Look for in a Prospective Missionary

What Does a Pastor Look for in a Prospective Missionary Having been a pastor for 35 years, with missions as the first order of business, let me share with you what I looked for in missionaries, and I believe most other pastors are interested in the same things. The first thing I wanted to see […]

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